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From Brian Dessent <br...@dessent.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache SSL password
Date Tue, 09 Mar 2004 10:19:57 GMT
ashish borkar wrote:

>     when I start apache using ./apachectl startssl it asks me for a
> password.Is it possible to give the password from a password file so
> that startssl becomes automated and there is no need to enter the pass
> phrase of SSL

Doing that would pretty much defeat the whole purpose of storing the
certificate encrypted, so you might as well just unencrypt it and not
worry about the password at all.  Read the mod_ssl FAQ on this:
<http://www.modssl.org/docs/2.8/ssl_faq.html#ToC31>

Brian

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