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Re: Apache mod-ssl HOWTOs?



On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 12:05:37PM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> * ScruLoose (scruloose+debuser@eastlink.ca) [030602 21:22]:
> > 
> > I have a single, dynamic IP address; so my domain is accessed through
> > dynDNS.  According to the mod-ssl manual, I canNOT solve this using
> > virtualhosts... https virtualhosts won't work without having separate IP
> > addresses, apparently.
> 
> Specifically,
> http://www.modssl.org/docs/2.8/ssl_howto.html#ToC10

Hm, yes.
I *had* glanced at that, but was thrown off by the LAN vs WAN
distinction (I thought it wasn't relevant to my case), and hadn't read
it too closely...  

> > So I *think* what I need to do is to have two separate invocations of
> > apache running all the time: one listening for http on port 80 and the
> > other listening for https on port, umm... 443 I think it was.
> 
> If you want to do this, don't use mod_ssl.  Just install apache and
> apache-ssl; the two packages do precisely this: run a non-ssl webserver
> and an ssl-only webserver that coexist independently.

I suspect I probably will go with the two independent webservers.
Thanks for your input (Both Bill and Vineet).
With any luck this is enough of a nudge to get me headed in the right
direction.

	Cheers!

> One nation, indivisible, with equality, liberty, and justice for all.
Hey, it's a great theory!  ;-)

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