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From Vijay <vjpol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Implementing SSL with name based vhost
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:00:05 GMT
Eric,

That really helps.
Thanks  for the explanantion.

-Vijay

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Vijay <vjpoluri@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Eric,
> >
> > Sorry i did not get it..
> > You said "Those aren't name-based yet"..
> > what would make them name based?
> >
> >
> > My aim is to use name based ssl vhosts listening on  multiple ports.
> > (we are not able to use IP based hosts since siteminder does not have
> > capability to ignore hosts with IPaddress)
>
> name-based means apache uses nothing but the hostname (in the Host:
> header) to decide which virtualhost will handle the request.
>
> In your example, Apache can tell which TCP port the request was
> received on. Unlike the name-based scenario, this can be done before
> the SSL handshake is started. It's the same as using different IP
> addresses as far as Apache is concerned.
>
>
>
> --
>  Eric Covener
> covener@gmail.com
>
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