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From Justin Pasher <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Questions about implementing SSL/VirtualHosts
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:12:02 GMT
Serge Fonville wrote:
> Hi,
>>> My company is wanting to keep this configuration for port 80 and add an
>>> SSL certificate for just the and hostnames. Is
>>> it possible to have Virtualhosts for just the 443 port and still allow
>>> * to react the same way it does now?
>> Yes, it is. However, you'll generally need separate IP addresses for
>> and Then just define the virtual hosts
>> <VirtualHost>
>> </VirtualHost>
>> <VirtualHost>
>> </VirtualHost>
> Not neccesarily,
> You can use virtualdocumentroot instead of virtualhosts.
> Almost all config in virtualhosts directives can also be done in
> htaccess, which you can even put one level higher.

I believe he recommended multiple VirtualHost containers because the OP 
was asking about essentially two SSL sites ( and, which requires individual IP address to get universal 
browser support (i.e. without SNI). Even with a wildcard cert for 
*, I don't believe that will work to

Justin Pasher

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