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Forcing SSL in Apache without hard-coding the hostname

I think that I have this sorted (thanks mainly to the question How to redirect non-www to www without hardcoding using .htaccess?), but I still don't entirely understand a couple of things. I would ...
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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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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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Apache mod_ssl [2.2.26] and Openssl [0.9.8za] compatibility

Our product running over RHEL has Apache 2.2.26 & OpenSSL 0.9.7 [ofcourse, pretty old]. We are currently upgrading Openssl to 0.9.8za. I have installed the latest OpenSSL RPMs. However Apache is ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How to setup multiple Apache SSL sites using multiple IP addresses

How do you setup a single Apache2 config to host multiple HTTPS sites each on their own IP address? There will also be multiple HTTP sites on just a single IP address. I do not want to use Server ...
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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: ...