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From Adam Hasselbalch Hansen <>
Subject Re: mod_ssl, SNI and dynamic virtual hosts
Date Tue, 25 May 2010 10:03:51 GMT
Adam Hasselbalch Hansen wrote:
> We have a setup that uses an in-house module which works not entirely 
> unlike mod_vhost_alias, in that it has a single virtual host configured, 
> and then determines stuff like domain name, docroot, etc, from the request.
> We'd love to be able to use SSL in this setup, but as far as I can see, 
> the only way to do this would be to change (i.e. hack) mod_ssl to do the 
> certificate loading sometime around request-time, since the apache 
> server and SSL have no clue what virtual hosts they will be serving at 
> startup.
> How would such a hack, if at all possible, affect stuff like certificate 
> caching and other things?
> I'd love any feedback!


Adam Hasselbalch Hansen
UNIX Systems Developer, CPH
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