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Understanding relationship between openssl & mod_ssl

I am bit confused between openssl & mod_ssl, so after hours of googling & readding documentation i have to post my query here .. I am on apache 2 which has ssl inbuilt, so where can i check ...
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Can't seem to get Apache SSL client certificate authentication working with an intermediate CA

I'm restructuring my personal CA system and trying to add an intermediate CA into the mix. I have a self-signed root CA whose certificate is imported into all appropriate browsers/OSes. I seem to be ...
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Howto join ssl_access_log and access_log? [closed]

Recently I discovered in my /var/log/httpd files called ssl_access_log and ssl_error_log. Now I always looked and scanned the regular access_log and error_log. Questions are? Do ssl_error_log and ...
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Apache SSL Certificate and Basic Auth combination - password if no certificate

Is it possible, to force apache to ask for password only if user don't have client-certificate installed? I'm almost sure, that this is possible, but I'm not able to find any confirmation anywhere. ...
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Using Https between Apache Loadbalancer and backends

I am using an apache (2.4) server configured as loadbalancer in front of 2 apache servers. It works fine when I use http connections between loadbalancer and backends, however using https does not ...
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Apache passphrase working sometimes

On one of my servers I observe the following problem with SSL passphrase: some certs are passing it without asking for a password, while some others keep asking for it. I have set it up globally: ...
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Apache SSL handshake interrupted by system

I have an up-to-date Ubuntu 12.04 server running Apache 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4. For every HTTPS request my Apache logs record what appear to be error messages related to encrypted connections. Self-signed ...
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Wrong application loads on port 443

I have a server with two web application that configured as follow: app1: www.domain1.com has https version app2: www.domain1.com has not https version This is my VirtualHost config for ...
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Apache 2.2 fails with “unable to write 'random state'” with 2048-bit RSA key (1024-bit works fine)

I'm usually pretty good with Apache and OpenSSL, but this one has me completely baffled. I'm running Apache 2.2.22 and OpenSSL 1.0.1 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server. I have an IP-based virtual host ...
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Allow connection from localhost to the HTTPS/Port 443 Protocol

We've recently set up a new development server and have been experiencing problems when trying to connect to an API via an instance of SoapClient. I think I've narrowed down the issue to being the ...
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How to log both HTTP and HTTPS requests to the same file

Using recent Apache on Linux. It's inconvenient to have the two different kinds of requests sent to two different log files since I like to watch the log file scroll by live via the shell. I also ...
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Discrepancy in SSL Ciphers between Apache 2.2 and OpenSSL 1.0.1

I'm running up-to-date Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Apache 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4 and OpenSSL 1.0.1-4ubuntu5.11. I have configured Apache to use ciphersuites list from ...
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Apache 2.4 reload succeeds but restart fails when using SSL

On Apache 2.4, reload succeeds but restart fails when using SSL. Or to say it another way, the SSL configuration directives appear to work perfectly when doing a service reload but not a service ...
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Apache: Assign SSL server / client certs to directories

I have multiple directories on my system, e.g., /var/www/dir1 /var/www/dir2 /var/www/dir3 And what I'd like to do is to generate a server/client SSL certificate for each directory, and then set up ...
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google site map generator can't login admin console

I installed Google Sitemap Generator for linux x86_64 CentOS 6 But when I try to login to the admin console using this link myserverip:8181 and my password nothing happened. After refreshing I ...
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mod_ssl RPM conflict

I build Apache httpd into an RPM using these sites: http://erikwebb.net/blog/compile-and-install-apache-24-red-hat-enterprise-linux-rhel-6-or-centos-6 ...
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Certificates when using cas+apache (mod_auth_cas)

I'm running CAS authentication on one server, and a website that is to be secured on a seperate server on my local network. When I ran both CAS and Apache on the same server, they worked fine. When I ...
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What refer/mean “Remote Server Authentication” at Apache mod_ssl doc?

The part of the doc in that such term is used is this. Can anybody give some context or explain me what mean Remote Server Authentication there? I know that Apache server can authenticate clients but ...
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How to tell if SSL session caching is in fact working correctly with Apache 2.2?

We have Apache 2.2.22 running on Ubuntu 12.04. SSL is configured and enabled, with these directives in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/ssl.conf: SSLSessionCache ...
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No SSL certificate error when configuring redirection in virtual host

My server is working fine with a self-signed SSL certificate until I added the following lines to redirect request containing wwww to non-www site: <VirtualHost *:443> ServerName ...
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SSL/TLS Client certificate Authentication using RewriteCond and Rewrite Rules to perceptively redirect traffic not authorized

I finally end up to write here because I´m badly struggling against apache, SSL/TLS and a client certificate authentication that should use the certificate´s Serial Number to restrict access to a ...
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List of SSL Cipher Support by Browser

Not really sure if this is the appropriate SE to post this to, but here it is: Is there some online reference for what SSL ciphers are supported by the various browsers? Basically, I'm interested in ...
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Trouble configuring apache server to proxy an SSL connection

I'm running an application on Tomcat7 with Apache Portable Runtime, I bought an SSL certificate and configured it correctly - when I try to connect through the ip:port combination, it connects fine ...
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Thawte ssl 123 certificate installation on ubuntu 12, apache

I have recently purchased the ssl123 certificate from thwate. They have provided me following files 1:x.509 certificate 2:Apache Bundle 3:intermediate CA1 I am trying to install on my server but no ...
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How do I create a custom header from an existing SSL environment variable?

OK I have spent all day on this-- I'm using apache with mod_ssl I'm trying to take an existing environment header, "%{SSL_CLIENT_S_DN_CN}s" which looks like "Lastname Firstname Mi username" and set a ...
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OpenSSL response 404 issue on centOS 6

I followed this tutorial (though it's for 5.2, I figured I'd be alright). The changes I had to make that seemed to have worked: Rename ca.csr to ca.cslr (that's the one the command generated) List ...
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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 ...