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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SSL proxy - just one public ip address
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2006 15:11:18 GMT
On 6/22/06, Fred Fiat <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I need to workaround a problem of having very few public
> ip addresses, but lots of websites that require SSL.
> Is there a way I can use an Apache reverse proxy so that
> it hands out the correct SSL certificate based on the
> virtual host that the client requests?

No, because the certificate is chosen before the client ever says what
hostname it is interested in.

> If not, are there any other workarounds?

Use different ports for each site.  Other than that, no.


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