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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Multiple SSL domains on the same IP address and same port?

This is a Canonical Question about Hosting multiple SSL websites on the same IP. I was under the impression that each SSL Certificate required it's own unique IP Address/Port combination. But the ...
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How to stop HTTPS requests for non-ssl-enabled virtual hosts from going to the first ssl-enabled virtualhost (Apache-SNI)

I hope that title is clear. How do I prevent HTTPS requests for non-ssl-enabled virtual hosts from going to the first ssl-enabled virtualhost (setup is Apache-SNI). For example, using my abbreviated ...
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Understand ssl setup

Goals: If the user support SNI and hit myurl1.server.com (https) or myurl2.server.com (https) it will match the right vhost. (the last 2 vhosts) If the user does not support SNI and hit ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Vista Wrong Certificate With SNI

I'm setting up SNI on an apache server and I thought things were going well. I have two URLs from different domains that point at the same site. I have one virtual host setup for each with the ...
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Apache SNI namevhosts always route to first VirtualHost entry

Update So for some strange reason, the problem seems to have resolved itself. Perhaps it's some sort of strange caching issue or something (though I have apache2ctl stop/start/restart and sudo ...
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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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What percentage of web users are running on browsers/OSes that support SNI? [closed]

Has anyone done any analysis (or know where I can find some!) on what proportion of internet users are using a browser/operating system combination that support SNI (Server Name Indication) SSL/TLS ...
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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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nginx and SNI: is it possible to automatically resolve SSL certificate by domain name

I need to setup a server that will server same content over SSL using different domain names. The problem is that I need an ability to add new domain names as easily as possible. Assuming that all ...
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is a wildcard SSL the only option in this multiple VHOST/1IP setup?

I have a web app set up that needs the following SSL encryption: secure.myapp.com -> SSL www.myapp.com/login -> SSL www.myapp.com/signup -> SSL If I'm correct, I could run one SSL ...