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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: SSL configuration file
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2001 04:21:47 GMT
On Monday 01 October 2001 06:20 pm, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 09:06:09PM -0400, MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1) wrote:
> > Oh !!.. that's right :-).. I had the DocumentRoot setup with full path in
> > the v-host configuration, and hence the confusion.. I thought the
> > ServerRoot *is* required in setting it up..
> > But does it really matter if we have the @@ServerRoot@@ variable in the
> > ssl configuration file ?.. It should be really simple to 'sed' it to the
> > prefix that's configured by the user - right ?..
>
> I'm obviously missing something here...  Shouldn't the most simplisitic
> config syntax for mod_ssl simply be:
>
> <IfModule mod_ssl.c>
>   <VirtualHost _default_:443>
>     DocumentRoot htdocs
>     SSLEngine on
>     SSLCertificateFile /path/to/my/certificate/file
>   </VirtualHost>
> </IfModule>
>
> I'm just not really seeing why we need this config to be separated out
> into another file.  We don't need to have an example that shows
> everything - just the most simplistic and common case.  Anything else
> should be RTFM.  -- justin

I disagree.  SSL has always had a very complete example config file, we should
continue to do that, because SSL is one of the hardest modules to setup
correctly.

Ryan

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