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From Sander Temme <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SSL & Apache Scalability
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2007 23:22:07 GMT

On Nov 29, 2007, at 1:58 PM, Tony Anecito wrote:

> I have heard a strange story about how using 1 port
> for Apache SSL is not a good idea for performance. I

Sounds like something for Mythbusters!

> heard if you have three sites usign the same SSL port
> it could really slow down performance as compared to
> putting those sites on separate ports for SSL.
> Should not each site have it's own port for SSL?

For all practical purposes, each SSL site will have its own IP  
address.  This has much the same effect as running the sites on  
different ports: each virtual host will have its own listener.


Sander Temme
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