Server Name Indication(SNI) is an extension of Transport Layer Security which allows multiple secure web sites, with separate certificates, to be hosted at the same IP address

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Pick SSL cert based on domain name without separate VHosts

I'm working with a WordPress multi-site network that has various top-level domain names. We're currently serving them all up with one virtual host: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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How to define which SSL certificate nginx sends first with SNI?

I use nginx 1.2.7 with OpenSSL 0.9.8o on Debian Squeeze for about 30 domains. On two of them I enabled SSL which works fine on both. The SSL config is use for both domains: listen 443 ssl; ...
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“Server should be SSL-aware but has no certificate configured [Hint: SSLCertificateFile]” error

After recently upgrading Apache2 to version 2.2.31 I found a strange behaviour in SSL VirtualHost setup. A few of the website I'm hosting were showing the certificate for the default host even if the ...
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Does SNI really require TLSv1 (insecure)?

From the Apache 2.4 docs: The first (default) vhost for SSL name-based virtual hosts must include TLSv1 as a permitted protocol, otherwise Apache will not accept the SNI information from the ...
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Does SNI represent a privacy concern for my website visitors?

Firstly, I'm sorry for my bad English. I'm still learning it. Here it goes: When I host a single website per IP address, I can use "pure" SSL (without SNI), and the key exchange occurs before the ...
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How to use SSL Name Based Vhosts without SNI

I need to host a handful of web applications over SSL using name based virtual hosting. Apache documentation indicates this is possible (https://wiki.apache.org/httpd/NameBasedSSLVHosts) if all sites ...
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Hostname and SSL (apache) issue on Debian

I have been trying to setup SSL virtual host ServerAdmin webmaster@mts.com ServerName moclm.tap.pt DocumentRoot /var/www/tapme/ <Directory /> Options ...
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Nginx: SNI doesn't work for server_name with multiple arguments

With this Nginx config: server { listen 443 ssl; server_name www.x.nl x.nl; ssl_certificate /etc/nginx/ssl/x.nl.crtkeyca; ssl_certificate_key /etc/nginx/ssl/x.nl.crtkeyca; ...
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SSL with Virtual Hosts Using SNI

I am using RHEL 6, httpd-2.4.10, openssl-1.0.2a and I have setup SNI as explained in http://wiki.apache.org/httpd/NameBasedSSLVHostsWithSNI Everytime I restart apache I get following message: ...
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SNI (SSL) support on Facebook built-in browser on Android [closed]

This issue in the Android bug tracker seems to suggest that SNI has been part of the Android OS now for some time so I'm surprised to find that visiting our CloudFlare Flexible-SSL enabled site throws ...
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SNI error over SSL on some Android devices

I am getting an SNI error: Hostname X provided via SNI, but no hostname provided in HTTP request On some Android phones when making SSL requests to my domain. This is despite ensuring that the Host ...
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How can I detect if a server is using SNI for HTTPS?

I'm looking for a simple way to know if a server is using the Server Name Indication SSL extension for its HTTPS certificate on a website. A method that uses either a browser or Unix command line is ...
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Command line to set up SNI on IIS for Windows 2012

I'm trying to complete the automated build script of my web server, which runs Windows 2012 and has two SSL websites, each with its own digital certificate. I am using SNI, which works fine when I ...
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curl 7.21 does not correctly call a host with a host header on https

We found out that calling a host like following using curl 7.21 or 7.24 does produce an error in the apache config (we have multiple SSL Vhosts!). Whereas the same command runs smooth with curl 7.34 ...
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How to reverse proxy with SSL using apache

I have two SSL enabled servers. I want to be able to visit https://server1.com/foo/bar and have server1 reverse proxy the request over to https://server2.com/bar. Server2 has several https virtual ...
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Server setup for SSL for sending and receiving emails?

I managed to setup one physical server using postfix, dovecot with mysql server. I do plan to use virtual domains and users. Current setup to send and receive emails. SENDING smtp.example.com ...
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Cannot disable SNI on Windows Server 2012

I have two different 'families' of related sites, each with their own UCC certificate on the same server. I'm hosting them on the same IIS server, using one IP address for each family. Both UCC ...
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Dedicated server issues with SSL and IPs, content showing on wrong site [closed]

We have a number of sites on this dedicated server. Pages from one site are showing up on another site. Example: clientsite1.com (right site, no SSL installed) clientsite2.com (forwards to SSL, ...
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How to configure SNI so as to have benifits of SNI [closed]

How can i configure SNI to get the benifts ...........I am using openssl 1.0.0 beta5 and apache 2.2.14. Can anyone tell me the complete procedure . I am configuring virtual host in ssl.conf files and ...
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SSL SNI security concerns

Just wondering if SNI is useful in segregating public content from private content. I managed to configure our server to serve /foo for every client but serve /bar only for clients from the intranet, ...
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How to configure HAProxy to use SNI for SSL enabled backends?

I have several backend web servers that have multiple vhosts and I want to use HAProxy in front of them. It doesn't appear that HAProxy is sending the hostname in the TLS connection to the backend ...
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Server returning 404 for only Baiduspider

I recently updated my website to enforce HTTPS for all requests. Everything appears to be working well after this change but Baidu's web crawler (Baiduspider) is receiving a 404 for all requests. ...
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Do modern web browsers always send the web server's hostname in the SNI extension header?

When a web browser that supports Server Name Indication (SNI) connects to an HTTPS site, does it ALWAYS send the hostname in the SNI field? That is, there is no way for a web browser to know if the ...
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What happens when a browser does not support SNI

A seemingly simple question, but valid nonetheless. What exactly happens when a browser which does not support SNI attempts to visit a site configured to force SSL via SNI. Thanks
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SNI for multi tenant load balancing in 2015

We're a multi-tenant service and terminate our SSL at our load balancers (HAProxy + Apache for SSL termination), this has caused growing pains due to dedicated IP requirements. But times have changed ...
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How to fix the TLS Server Name Indication issue under Windows XP on Nginx using a different IP

I have a server that is using two different domains with two different certificates. Everithing work fine except IE8 on Windows XP because the TLS Server Name Indication is not supported there. In ...
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How to serve multiple SSL certificates for the default virtual host on NGINX?

I have a static app on Amazon S3 that is served through a NGINX proxy. The purpose I use a proxy is to allow users to point their domains to my Amazon EC2 instance (via CNAME record pointing to ...
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Browser gets two different SSL certificates instead of one (IE only) [closed]

It seems the problem appears only for IE11 (Win) users, for other OS and browsers HTTPS connection works fine. IE11 firstly gets outdated SSL certificate warning You ignore warning, proceed anyway ...
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HAProxy with SNI and different SSL Settings

I have HAProxy for my two sites, one of them public and one private. www.mysite.com private.mysite.com Atm, I'm using haproxy like this: frontend mysite_https bind *.443 ssl crt /etc/mycert.pem ...
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ACL at HAProxy shows NOSRV

I have 3 backends in HAProxy 1.5.10: "WEB", "API", and "SSL" for web and api. For SSL termination I'm using ACL with SNI. Here is my config: frontend ssl mode tcp bind 0.0.0.0:443 ssl crt ...
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SNI and wildcard SSL certificates on the same server with IIS

I'd like to host a website that should listen to subdomains (e.g. sub.domain.com) together with multiple websites that live just under a second-level domain (e.g. domain2.com, domain3.com) with IIS ...
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Can TLSv1 / SNI be blocked by the network? (routers, firewalls, etc)

Our web site serves static content through a content delivery network (AWS CloudFront) which is configured to respond to a number of CNAMEs and use our SSL wildcard certificate for these hostnames. ...
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Have Nginx reject unknown server names over HTTPS

I have an Nginx instance using SNI to serve multiple HTTPS domains from a single IP. The only glitch with the setup is that Nginx responds with the first (acting as default) domain whenever a URL for ...
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Redirect to SSL only if browser supports SNI

I have Apache 2.2 with mod_ssl and a bunch of sites in HTTPS on the same IP/port with VirtualHosting, so client must support SNI to connect to those virtual hosts. I would like to configure my server ...
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apache always serves first named vhost regardless of SNI setting

Apache is always serving the first named vhost regardless of SNI setting. I'm unsure what is causing this. I no longer get the message Init: Name-based SSL virtual hosts only work for clients with ...
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Stop default SSL response on Shared IP using SNI

Previously I asked a question here: Single domain SSL presented for all domains on Shared IP about setting up secure and non-secure domains on a single IP. Opinions were mixed, but it appears SNI ...
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Can a Reverse Proxy use SNI with SSL pass through?

I need to serve several applications over https using one external ip address. The ssl certificates should not be managed on the reverse proxy. They are installed on the application servers. Can a ...
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Apache mod_proxy with HTTPS without key material (using SNI)

I would like to have an Apache 2.4 proxy which redirects port 80 and 443 requests to different machines in the local network, depending on the host name. I used mod_proxy and it works fine with port ...
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Jenkins reports reverse proxy setup incorrect with Apache using virtual hosts with SNI

I'm setting up a Jenkins server, to run under Tomcat behind Apache. I'm using virtual hosts with SSL using SNI so I can access it at https://jenkins.example.com, and serve something else on, say, ...
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Strict SNI matching for Apache

I have multiple SSL vhosts and non-SSL vhosts served from a single server. If one of the non-ssl vhosts is accessed using "https", the first SSL directive is used. Is there some setting to make it so ...
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Apache SNI, 2 domains, 2 certs, resolves to same document root

I am currently following the following guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-multiple-ssl-certificates-on-one-ip-with-apache-on-ubuntu-12-04 Setup so far has been ...
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Understanding XP users accessing a UCC certificate on IIS8

I have a single IIS website which hosts 3 different websites all using the same UCC SSL certificate. (The code of my site examines the host header itself to decide which variation of the site to ...
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Using SNI on Windows Server 2012 R2 not working

I am trying to get both my sites running with their seperate certificates on a Windows Server 2012 R2. Should this not be possible? On the last added site www.c1get.net I get the certificate from ...
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What does this notice mean “SNI: extension not received from the client”, in stunnel log

I am working on multiple domain certificates using stunnel. I have two domains test.int and test1.int and given multiple certificates to each domain and one default certificate. I used sni option of ...
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How do I send different SSLCertificateFile based on SSL_TLS_SNI environment variable? [closed]

Idea is to run a wildcard cert off an internal CA for *.domain.com, while public-facing domain.com site is validated by a world recognized CA. Application serving requests is the same though, so I'd ...
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using nginx with SNI

By now I've not used SNI with nginx yet. But as IP address pools are quite filled and commercial XP support is about to cease (finally) I'm thinking about converting a few sites to SNI. I'm aware of ...
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For enabling SSL for a single domain on a server with muliple vhosts, will this configuration work?

I just purchased an SSL certificate to secure/enable only ONE domain on a server with multiple vhosts. I plan on configuring as shown below (non SNI). In addition, I still want to access phpMyAdmin, ...
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Upgrade HTTP connection to SSL/TLS

I currently have a server which automatically redirects all HTTP requests to the equivalent HTTPS site. The problem is that is seems like some browsers do not accept the SSL certificate (StartSSL.com) ...
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Correct configuration for SSL over 3 domains on same IP in nginx

I have been working on this for several hours now, to no fruition. Right now I have three domains, for example domain1.com, domain2.org, and domain3.net. These domains are all using the same IP ...
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Apache SSL virtual host using SNI ignores ServerName

I would like to serve SNI-enabled clients that send the wrong host name a 400 Bad Request, but Apache always serves the default virtual host in this situation. I cannot add a default virtual host that ...