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From Mark Montague <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] OpenSSL vs. Mozilla's NSS
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:43:16 GMT
On October 24, 2012 18:24 , Tom Browder <> wrote:
> Is it possible to use Apache with the NSS libraries instead of OpenSSL?
> If not, has that ever been considered as an option?
> Based on my struggle with OpenSSL documentation to generate my own CA
> and client SSL certificates, the NSS documentation for that same task
> looks like a breeze in comparison--I'm sorry I didn't find out about
> it sooner.

If your problems are just with generating / signing certificates, you 
don't need to use the same SSL libraries that Apache HTTP Server and 
mod_ssl are using.  You can use mod_ssl with OpenSSL but use whatever 
software you want to use for managing your certificates.

   Mark Montague

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