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From Matthew Claridge <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] VirtualHost
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2006 12:50:18 GMT

on 06/06/2006 13:50 Marcos R. Cardoso said the following:

> Boyle Owen escreveu:
>> There is no problem for a single instance of apache to have any 
>> number of name-based HTTP VHs on port 80 *and* exactly one HTTPS VH 
>> on port 443. What you can't have is name-based HTTPS VHs.
>> Regarding the original post:
>>>     But if I use the NameVirtualHost directive (like 
>>> "NameVirtualHost     myDomain" or "NameVirtualHost myDomain:443"), 
>>> Apache keep on not     starting and the Events List gives me the 
>>> message that "It's usually     allowed socket address only once"     
>> Trying to use name-based VHs with HTTPS flags a warning.
>>>     But the interesting part is that, even not using a virtual host, 
>>> Apache     starts normally and I can use https connection using the 
>>> certificates     that I generated temporarily, eve if it's not 
>>> specified in the     http.conf. I don't know if my Web Server is 
>>> working in a proper way, so     I would like some help on it.
>> It's not too clear what's happening (maybe you could post the real 
>> URLs?) but it sounds like this:
>> Rgds,
>> Owen Boyle
>> Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored.   
> Let's clarify what's happening: all that I'm trying is only to set the 
> Web Server to work with SSL. And, as far as the documentation is 
> concerned, it's necessary to configure a VirtualHost to listen on Port 
> 443, so you can establish a secure connection. But using the 
> VirtualHost directive, Apache can't start and the following error 
> message is given:
> [warn] VirtualHost www.myDomain:443 overlaps with VirtualHost 
> www.myDomain:443, the first has precedence, perhaps you need a 
> NameVirtualHost directive
> But I only use the VirtualHost directive once! At least in the 
> http.conf it's made once, is there somewhere else where the 
> VirtualHost is defined besides the httpd.conf file?
If you're using RedHat there'll be a conf.d/ssl.conf file


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