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Why store Apache SSL certificate and private key in separate files?

The Apache mod_ssl documentation for the SSLCertificateFile and SSLCertificateKeyFile directives states that it is 'strongly discouraged' to store a private key and an SSL certificate in the same ...
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How to disable TLS 1.1 & 1.2 in Apache?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS server running Apache 2.2.22 with mod_ssl and OpenSSL v1.0.1. In my vhosts config (everything else within which behaves as I would expect), I have the SSLProtocol line ...
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Web Server with PKCS11 support for server certificates?

I have a PKCS#11-compatible smart card with either a private key, or a combination of a certificate and a private key on it (I can have both). I want to present the certificate from the smart card to ...
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Minimum Key Length for Apache SSL

I'm trying to figure out the minimum key/cipher bit length that my Apache mod_ssl configuration will accept for client connections. I ran openssl ciphers -v and saw ciphers of all lengths (40, 56, ...
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SSL Certificate Performance

Is it possible that a cheap security certificate could inhibit the performance of a website when serving pages over https? Background: I have built an e-commerce website using Drupal 7 and Drupal ...
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installing SSL certs on apache … what certs to use?

Im an intermediate Linux user and got assigned the task to make Apache run https connections. Currently running centOS 6 and my problem is following: installed mod_ssl and tried to set up paths ...
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SSL Error 107 - Apache2 SSL config

I'm trying to configure a new web server to host a website/php application. All web traffic to this server is supposed to be through https. I've read numerous tutorials as well as the Apache docs and ...
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Verify client certificate CN in Tomcat(APR)

I'm running a tomcat installation with the APR libraries installed (with the OpenSSL HTTPS stack that comes with it). What I'm trying to do is to lock a specific HTTPS connector down to users of a ...
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Is it possible to allow only some client certificates in Apache to login?

In my virtual host I have something like that: SSLEngine on SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache2/ssl/svn.XXXXX.me.key SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl/svn.XXXXX.me.crt SSLProtocol ...
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Apache SSL reverse proxy to a Embed Tomcat

I'm trying to put in place a reverse proxy for an application that is running a tomcat embed server over SSL. The application needs to run over SSL on the port 9002 so I have no way of "disabling SSL" ...
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Can't get self-signed CA cert to request corresponding client cert; Apache

I'm running Apache 2.2 on Windows, and have mod_ssl working fine for delivering a commercially signed server cert. (A wildcard cert, though I don't think it matters.) I'm trying to get the server, ...
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Apache 2 reverse proxy to ssl local networked lamp app server - 95% working, except first page login redirection

Dived into the joys of using apache as a proxy. Awesome. There is a learning curve to deal with but the payoff is well worth it! I took the virtual host approach to benefit from having the same urls ...
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Could not resolve host — no address associated with name

I'm setting up a web server on an old OpenBSD machine, and am getting an error each time I try to start Apache. The server refused to start after I added my virtual host with HTTPS. Error could not ...
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How to install godaddy's ssl on apache

I'm setting up a mail server for a company, I've done everything, generated csr, everything is working, I just need to add godaddy's ssl, the instructions given by godaddy aren't clear, i need some ...
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Apache 500 error, I dont fully understand the error log

I'm trying to connect a backend server(gitorious running in https) to my frontend apache2 server running on ubuntu server. I believe that I have the vhost file and proxy config setup right but it ...
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apache modssl: browser error: ssl_error_handshake_failure_alert

Just setted up secure apache and getting this error when visit https_://localhost Firefox: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to localhost. SSL peer was ...
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Install & configure mod_ssl on Amazon EC2 instance

I am trying to support HTTPS traffic with the mod_ssl module on my website. I am running an Amazon EC2 instance for my server. I have installed and configured the basic LAMP packages. However, when I ...
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mod_ssl and apache cipher suite client connections

Just starting out with managing an Apache server. Running into some issues while trying to integrate with a vendor API. I've verified all of the basic infrastructure issues (DNS, TCP ports, etc.) and ...
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Can an SSL certificate be on a single line in a file (no line breaks)?

SSL certificates by default have line breaks after 67 characters. I'm trying to create SSL certificate files using Chef. Essentially I want to create the entire certificate file from a string variable ...
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Disable SSL / TLS compression in Apache 2.2.x

Is there a way to disable SSL/TLS Compression in Apache 2.2.x when using mod_ssl? If not, what are people doing to mitigate the effects of CRIME/BEAST in older browsers? Related Links: ...
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Disabling Apache Directives That Don't Have an “Off” Value

I want certain Apache directives, like SSLCACertificateFile, to be enabled in some Locations, but disabled in others. For example, # Require client certificates for http://example.com/secure ...
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How to disable SSLCompression on Apache httpd 2.2.15? (Defense against CRIME/BEAST)

I read about the CRIME attack against TLS Compression (CVE-2012-4929, CRIME is a successor to the BEAST attack against ssl & tls), and I want to protect my webservers against this attack by ...
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Reverse SSL_CLIENT_S_DN order in Apache?

For some odd reason, mod_nss makes the client DN look like this: SSL_CLIENT_S_DN=C=SE,DC=FOO,serialNumber=123456789012,CN=BAR BAZ Mod_ssl however makes it look like this: SSL_CLIENT_S_DN=/CN=BAR ...
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is it possible to use KeyChain / ssh-agent with apache?

There are a lots a question (and duplicates) on serverfault asking how restart Apache without the passphrase prompt. Two solutions are proposed : removing the password from the key the apache ...
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Apache multiple virtual hosts with ssl certificates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple SSL domains on the same IP address and same port? I have an problem with Apache and multiple SSL certificates. In case if i config it only for one domain, ...
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Apache not responding after SSL handshake

Sometimes on my CentOS servers with Apache 2 + mod_ssl, Apache stops responding to requests made through HTTPS. The SSL connection and handshake is successfull (I tested it with openssl s_client), but ...
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Is it possible to do client certificate authentication without running HTTPS on a webserver?

(Please note: this question is one of many "why don't you just try it?" questions. I certainly will, but since I haven't found an obvious answer by googling, I thought I might as well make it easier ...
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Installing mod_ssl on Centos, dependency issue

I'm installing a SSL certificate for a currently productive CentOS 5.8 (final) So I runned this: yum install mod_ssl and got this: Error: Missing Dependency: httpd = 2.2.3-65.el5.centos is needed ...
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Apache certificates for some urls not working

We are having a rather strange problem with a Apache-installation. Here is a short summary: Currently I'm setting up Apache with https, and server-certificates. This is fairly easy and works straight ...
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RHEL6 - Fips140-2 - Apache fails when trying to start with SSLFIPS on directive

Hello server warriors! I have a situation where I need to make my RHEL6 system FIPS140-2 compliant...which includes apache and mod_ssl. However, after I make the server run in "fips 140 mode" Apache ...
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Configure apache mod_ssl to use different certificates for incoming and outgoing messages

How could I configure mod_ssl to use different certificates for incoming and outgoing messages? I have managed to configure apache2 only to handle incoming messages with single certificate. Is it ...
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How to run a virtualhost 443 without an SSL cert?

I have a virtualhost directive that serves up a custom 404 error if invalid subdomain is entered: <VirtualHost *:80> # the first virtual host ServerName site_not_found RedirectMatch 404 ...
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WebDAV over SSL - Cannot access folders - no errors in logs

I am running a CentOS server on Amazon EC2 and have WebDAV, Apache, and mod-ssl installed. I tested my current configuration first through port 80 and was able to connect to the dav without a hitch. ...
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HTTPS via a floating IP

I ran in what seems to see a case with little to no documentation. I'm trying to serve content sitting behind Apache 2.2 via HTTPS. This Apache server is listening on two IP addresses, one static ...
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trouble in install mod_ssl

I make some trouble in install mod_ssl on my centos5.5. when I type: yum install mod_ssl Some wrong happened for: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Determining fastest mirrors addons ...
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Host couldn't be reached by domain name, only by IP: Apache's fault?

I have this Windows Server 2003 R2 32 bit machine running Apache 2.4.2 with OpenSSL 1.0.1c and PHP 5.4.5 via mod_fcgid 2.3.7. This config worked just fine for some hours, but then the site couldn't be ...
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Apache: SSLCertificateKeyFile: file does not exist or is empty

I am configuring SSL for Apache 2. My system is Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS. I have the following settings related to SSL in my vhost configuration: SSLEngine On SSLCertificateKeyFile ...
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Session Cache is not configured… why?

I'm running (trying to run, actually) Apache 2.4.2 on Windows Server 2003 R2 32 bit (plus PHP 5.4.5 and OpenSSL 1.0.1c, but I don't think that matters), and I'm getting the following line in the error ...
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How to Disable SSLv2 for Apache httpd

I just tested my site on https://www.ssllabs.com/ and it said SSLv2 is insecure and I should disable that along with weak Cipher Suites. How can I disable that? I tried the following but it isn’t ...
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SSL_CLIENT_CERT_CHAIN not being passed to backend server

I have client certificate configured and working in Apache. I want to pass the PEM-encoded X.509 certificates of the client to the backend server. I tried with the SSLOptions +ExportCertData. This ...
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Troubles installing mod_ssl on RHEL 5 [closed]

[root@localhost ~]# yum install mod_ssl Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No package mod_ssl available. Nothing to do This my yum repo list: Loaded plugins: security repo id ...
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EC2 Apache server giving some old browsers a self signed certificate?

I bought a wildcard SSL from RapidSSL. It has been working great on my AWS load balancer, but recently, I noticed that the same certificate was not working on our test server which is not on the load ...
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SSL over non-standard port?

I have two different sites in one server: a.com and b.com. If I use named virtualhost on ssl port, IE won't work. So, I decided to use port 444 for SSL for b.com. However, it seems all browsers ...
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Apache2 ssl with ecc

Is it possible to configure Apache2 to use elliptic curve crypto (ecc) with SSL? This bug https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40132 appears (to me) to indicate that this is supported, ...
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Apache (mod_ssl) not delivering SSL Certificates when requested

Houston, I have a problem. I have an instance of Apache (httpd) on one machine using mod_ssl with openssl and mod_jk pointing at several tomcat instances on other physical machines. Apache is really ...
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Apache SSL x509 authentication timeout

I have setup a location to enable client authentication based on x509 certificates: <Location /authenticate> SSLRequireSSL SSLVerifyClient require SSLVerifyDepth 10 </Location> ...
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mod_spdy problems and speculations

I'm trying out mod_spdy and I've run into a problem - it seems to be incompatible with AJAX requests and mod_php as in this: https://www.modspdy.com/blog/2012/04/15/using-mod_spdy-with-php/ The ...
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Building an SSL server farm

I'm interested in building the the architecture in the article referenced below. I currently have a modestly-priced layer-4 load balancer and my application servers are the SSL endpoints. I want to ...
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Apache mod_rewrite behaves differently on SSL and non-SSL configs

I have a system where I'm hosting a number of SSL sites on my server. I also need to setup OAuth for each domain, with Google and Yahoo in particular. They each require verification files be installed ...
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Lost mod_ssl on debian, how to get it back?

I lost my mod_ssl on my debian machine. How can I get it back. I accidently removed it from mods_available instead of mods_enable, and as it was a symlink I lost the file. Is it possible to get this ...