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From Ian Stuart <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache & SSL
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2002 08:40:32 GMT
On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 16:23, Thomas C. Meggs wrote:
> You say compile, so I assume that you have a source distribution of 
> Apache and don't have it installed via RPM.
> SSL support is included with Apache2. First make sure you have installed 
> the RPMs for OpenSSL, if you have SSH they should already be installed.
> I don't know how familiar you are with configure scripts, but the 
> convention to find out your available options is to use the argument 
> '--help'.
> If you were do to the following command:
> ./configure --help | grep -i ssl
> You would get this returned:
>    --enable-ssl			SSL/TLS support(mod_ssl)
>    --with-ssl=DIR		SSL/TLS toolkit (OpenSSL)
> So, you will need to do at least this:
> ./configure --enable-ssl
> And if Apache2 can't find your SSL libraries, you will need to do this:
> ./configure --enable-ssl --with-ssl=/path/to/your/ssl/installation
> Then move on to your make && make install.
See my brief notes at

Ian Stuart: Edinburgh University Data Library.

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