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From "J. Greenlees" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Two virtual hosts with 2 different sets of SSL certificates
Date Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:20:31 GMT
Nishaliny Thurairatnam wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been tearing my hair out over this for quite some time,
> this is the scenario:
> I have 2 different virtual hosts, both with different server name's and
> aliases, naturally with different sets of SSL certificates. My problem
> is, no matter how I try to arrange them, one virtual host settings
> ALWAYS takes precedence over the other. I don't want it to take
> precedence, I want them both to be read as equals, meaning if I want to
> access <VirtualHost1>, then I should access <VirtualHost1>, regardless
> of whether <VirtualHostA1> takes precedence.
> You see, the problem when it takes precedence is that, when I access my
> web page on the browser for the Vhost that has lower precedence, the SSL
> certificates for this host is matched incorrectly. It refers to the
> certificates defined in the Vhost with higher precedence. It's truly
> frustrating :-(

ssl vhosting has to be ip based.
you need a unique ip address for each ssl vhost.
Apache serves ssl certificates based on ip address, not name.

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