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From "Harrell, Roger" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] SSL Testing
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2004 20:43:40 GMT
>> I'm setting up a secure server on a Red Hat 9 box with Apache 2.0. I've
>> followed the instructions on the Red Hat site for generating a
>> cert for testing:
>> eserver-optionalpackages.html
>> When I try to access the secure server:
>> I get a "Page cannot be displayed error"
>> My ssl error logs show:
>> [warn] RSA server certificate is a CA certificate (BasicConstraints: CA
>> TRUE !?)
>Isn't the answer right there in the warning message? It looks like you 
>set uo your own Certificate Authority (CA) and instead of using your 
>server's key and certificate, signed by that CA, you instead used the 
>CA's certificate instead. Make sure you are using the correct certifi

Except that I generated a self signed certificate for testing purposes. See:

It shouldn't need a CA at all. Also all lines concerning a CA in the
ssl.conf are commented out.


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