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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] OpenSSL? ModSSL? How?
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2005 16:30:17 GMT
On 6/24/05, Henry Ortega <> wrote:
> Pardon my newbie question.
> I have Mandrake installation with the default Apache 1.3.27
> server installed. I want to be able to have some websites that
> should support SSL. How do I do about doing that?
> What are the advantages or differences between OpenSSL
> and ModSSL? Or am I taking about Apples and Oranges?

More like apples and apple cores.  OpenSSL is the crypto library used
by the apache SSL modules.  For 1.3, you have two choices of apache
modules: mod_ssl and Apache-SSL.  Google should locate them for you. 
In either case, you will need OpenSSL.


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