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From Scott Gifford <sgiff...@suspectclass.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] can we run two SSL domains on one IP
Date Tue, 19 Jan 2010 21:22:10 GMT
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 6:55 AM, Nilesh Govindarajan <lists@itech7.com>wrote:

>
> Oops. My bad. SSL protocol doesn't give the Host: header. So apache can't
> decide which Vhost to serve (from apache docs :D).
>

Though SSL doesn't itself provide a Host: header, the HTTP session on top if
it still does, so if you can get past the SSL layer virtual hosting will
work as usual.  As others have suggested, wildcard certs and
"subjectAltName" certs are two ways to make the SSL layer accept multiple
certs.  I have successfully used wildcard certs and name-based virtual
hosting together.

-----Scott.

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