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Apache ServerName uses AlternativeName instead of CommonName

I have recently purchased an SSL Certificate. The CommonName (CN) of the certificate is www.mydomain.com and has several AlternativeNames such as subdomain1.mydomain.com, subdomain2.mydomain.com etc. ...
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Why is apache with mod_ssl configured for one VirtualHost responding to requests to any domain?

I've just setup Apache 2.2.18 with mod_ssl enabled and its configured to listen to one IP address on port 443. There are many domains with A DNS record poiting to this IP address. But I want to ...
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Upgrade openssl/mod_ssl on Mac OS X Server?

Context: I'm trying to set up an SVN server on a Mac OS X Server 10.6.7, and I'm running into the “SSL error parse tlsext” issue. I've tried changing the SSLProtocol option as described, but then I ...
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How to install mod_ssl with minimum effect on a running site

I just took over an old Apache httpd site that was maintained by somebody else. It's running httpd 2.2.2-1.3 on Fedora 5. I think the httpd was originally installed from an RPM. I was asked to enable ...
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REMOTE_USER = SSL_CLIENT_S_DN_CN under x509 with +FakeBasicAuth in Apache. Is it possible?

Hi I'm trying to incorporate a software to our intranet services (BackupPc) This Software uses the environment variable REMOTE_USER to get the username. Placed under an Apache 2.2 server with Client ...
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mod_ssl SSLCACertificatePath Proper Usage or What is the Best way to Handle Multiple Acceptable Client Certificate CAs

I am attempting to use the mod_proxy SSLCACertificatePath directive, but I'm a tad bit confused on how to use it properly. Here are two links explaining the SSLCACertificatePath directive: ...
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SSLVerifyClient require in .htaccess on shared host—CVE-2009-3555 mitigation woes

After some research I got the idea that I can't use SSLVerifyClient successfully anywhere except within a server context because of current CVE-2009-3555 mitigation efforts. Specifically, because of ...
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Apache ProxyPass with SSL

I have a QA setup that consists of multiple internal development servers and one world-accessible provisioning machine that is setup to proxy pass the web traffic. Everything works fine for non-SSL ...
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How can I install mod_ssl on an existing Apache2 installation without recompiling Apache

Updated question Older question Is mod_ssl not for versions of Apache over 1.3.41? I've got version 2.2.17 (currently latest) http://www.modssl.org/ Original question ./configure ...
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Apache SSL Log Incomplete SSL Handshake

Scenario: We're running some experiments in our classroom around trusted connections and SSL, and I want to demonstrate the SSL handshake request on a man-in-the-middle attack. I have an Apache ...
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Apache SSL for login and NON-SSL for everything else (.htacces)

I've almost figured it out on my own but there's something I'm missing. I want to set a couple of directories and files to require SSL and everything else that's not related to those files and dirs to ...
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apache2: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long when visiting port 80?

I have an Ubuntu 10 x64 server edition machine. I got a second IP and configured /etc/network/interfaces like so (actual IPs and gateways removed): auto lo iface lo inet loopback #iface eth0 inet ...
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PCI scan findings and problems with week ciphers on ports 993, 443, 995, 465

From PCI scan results: Synops is : The remote service encrypts traffic using a protocol with known weaknesses . Description : The remote service accepts connections encrypted using SSL ...
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What do I need for SSL?

just a quick question, I'm kind of confused. I've had set-up my own certification authority and I can create requests and signed them. But, I'm not sure, what I need to give to Apache, currently I've ...
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Are apache2 mod_ssl BIO dumps sensitive?

When apache2 is serving https using mod_ssl, and running with 'LogLevel debug', it frequently logs lines like this, followed by a hex dump: ssl_engine_io.c(1882): OpenSSL: read 518/518 bytes from ...
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Apache, SSL, UCC not working on CN but works on subjectAltName

I recently generated a UCC for domain1.com *.domain1.com domain2.com *.domain2.com now when i visit http://domain1.com in Firefox i get: domain1.com uses an invalid security certificate. The ...
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Apache, SSL, Self signed, Multidomain Certificates

Target: Generate a single SSL Certificate thats valid for domain1.com *.domain1.com domain2.com *.domain2.com Let it be self signed or a locally-generated CA signed. Scenario 1 # ssl.conf [ ...
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Client certificate authentication sslv3 alert handshake failure when Location directive is set

I am trying to setup Client Certificate Authentication for a web service that is running on Rails. The service is running on apache2, passenger, and mod_ssl. I have been able to successfully generate ...
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502: proxy: pass request body failed

Sometimes I get the following error (in apache's error.log) when viewing my site over https: (502)Unknown error 502: proxy: pass request body failed to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:443 I'm not entirely sure what ...
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Validating SSL clients using a list of authorised certificates instead of a Certificate Authority

Is it possible to configure Apache (or any other SSL-aware server) to only accept connections from clients presenting a certificate from a pre-defined list? These certificates may be signed by any CA ...
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How do I disable MEDIUM and WEAK/LOW strength ciphers in Apache + mod_ssl?

A PCI Compliance scan has suggested that we disable Apache's MEDIUM and LOW/WEAK strength ciphers for security. Can someone tell me how to disable these ciphers? Apache v2.2.14 mod_ssl v2.2.14 This ...
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Compiling Apache mod_ssl for different target hardware (hardware capability unsupported SSE2 error)

I am building and packaging the following on one machine (the "build" machine) and attempting to install and use on other machines ("target" machines) some of which have different processors. ...
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Apache2 with SSL do I have to copy VirtualHost blocks?

In Apache2 on ubuntu I have my site listening on 80, and now I want to add SSL. Is there a way to enable the SSLEngine for port 443 so I do not have to copy the entire VirtualHost block? When I do ...
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Apache and mod_ssl working with multiple remote CA for client certs

Generating client certificates by becoming your own CA with an Apache web server is trivial work and there's plenty of documentation out there on how to achieve this. My problem is slightly different. ...
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How can I configure Apache to use HTTPS for external access but HTTP for internal access?

I have two servers, one a development server that is accessible internally on our company's local network and the other a public-facing web server. The development server hosts several tools that we ...