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From Jeff Beard <j...@cyberxape.com>
Subject Re: Help with SSL
Date Thu, 04 Jul 2002 17:33:39 GMT
You can look at the uncommented directives in ssl.conf. IIRC, I was able 
to get things working just by putting in the correct key and certificate 
file names.

To start the server with SSL use: apachectl startssl

--Jeff

Scott Taylor wrote:
> What is the syntax to enable SSL after Apache has been installed?  
> 
> 
> On Thursday 04 July 2002 4:51 pm, Jeff Beard wrote:
> 
>>I haven't done this in a while so this is a good excerise...
>>
>>Enabling ssl in Apache is a virtual noop these days. Download the
>>OpenSSL source from openssl.org and build:
>>
>>	./config --prefix=/usr/local
>>	make
>>	make test
>>	make install
>>
>>If all goes well, then build Apache 2:
>>
>>	./configure --enable-module=ssl
>>	make
>>	make install
>>
>>A decent description of creating a cert request to send to an authority
>>can be found here:
>>
>>http://www.thawte.com/certs/server/keygen/apachessl.html
>>
>>(I'm not affiliated with nor suggesting you do business with Thawte.
>>I've just found this document useful in the past.)
>>
>>I think at this point, the SSL docs on the Apache site will become more
>>useful. Particularly this'n: http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/ssl/
>>
>>Note that there will be an Include in httpd.conf for the ssl.conf that
>>contains SSL config directives. Just a matter of uncommenting the needed
>>ones. Lots of doco in this file as well.
>>
>>Post specific questions to the list as they arise.
>>
>>--Jeff
>>
>>Michael Lawrie wrote:
>>
>>>I'm looking for a good guide on how to set up SSL using Apache 2.0.39.
>>>The docs I've found at Apache.org and mod_ssl.org are not clear to me.
>>>
>>>If anyone has a good step-by-step reference or is willing to discuss in
>>>detail with me how to set up SSL, please share!  :-)
>>>
>>>Thanks!
>>>Michael
>>>
>>>
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