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From Pablo Yaggi <>
Subject Re: Worker hungs ..
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2003 03:33:56 GMT
(I know about the popups, but I have no choice if havenĀ“t got many IPs.)

But if i use perchild for ssl connections it will never switch to the right child,
I mean by userid.

Do I have to tune/write an MPM ? if it is so, is there any documentation
about it, or do I have to follow the source.


On Monday 16 June 2003 09:07 pm, you wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Pablo Yaggi wrote:
> > I know the fact is mentioned in the FAQ, but I don't want that the SSL
> > uses a certifcate valid for the virtual host, i just want that any
> > client wich contact any of the virtual hosts to stablish an SSL
> > connection using the default host certificate, and after that it get the
> > files hosted for that virtual host. That's why I wrote a module to
> > translates the URL's and it doesn't care on wich virtual host is the
> > request originated.
> Well, if you're going to have the name in the ssl certificate not match
> the hostname that was requested, you have to be willing to accept that the
> browsers of people visiting your sites will have security warnings pop up
> every time they visit those sites.  That's typically considered
> unacceptable.
> I suggest you use perchild, not worker.  Then you don't have to do any
> setuid() stuff yourself.  You should be able to tweak perchild so that
> you can do lookups from your table so that requests end up at the right
> worker process, and then everything should just work... all of the hard
> stuff has already been done for you.
> PS: Yes, that would have to happen /after/ the ssl handshake, since only
> after the handshake can the web server know which host and url were
> requested.  But what difference does that make?
> Hope this helps,
> Cliff

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