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Old 10-13-2009, 09:36 AM   #1
nagavinodh
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apache on linux


Hi,
we installed apache(httpd-2.0.63) on red hat4.2 for proxy server.
when i tried to run, we got the error like

Syntax error on line 147 of /usr/local/apache2/conf/httpd.conf:
module auth_module is built-in and can't be loaded



our requirements are
1,
In our local network(lan),the devloper type like http://ora.yan.com:8050/
for accessing the applications
but we want,
whenever the user type the url like http://xyz.pivotix.com from the world,
it will automatically invoke the applications(http://ora.yan.com:8050/)



2,
And also we bought SSL certificate.
How to enable the certificate in Newly installed apache.


3,
we want Only https connection
 
Old 10-13-2009, 09:45 AM   #2
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How did you install apache? Apache generally comes pre-installed in Red Hat so it sounds like you messed something up pretty badly there? at most you should have just done a yum install or yum update on it.

1. Sounds like your after port-forwarding. If they are browsing to the site just forward the port on the firewall/router. Else wise do a php forward to the ip or set the DNS entry at the DNS register with the port number on IP... I believe this can be done but not certain on it.

2. RHEL comes with openssl, I believe your going to have to look into that, I am afraid I can't guide you through this one, never set-up SSL to date tho will have to in the near future...

3. This will make the links in 1# not work, they'd have to be https you are aware of this? if so, just block port 80 in iptables for a simple way to do it, you can also change the listen ports in the apache configuration. There is probably a method to turn off just the http links in other ways but if your not listening to http traffic then you should still block port 80.
 
Old 10-13-2009, 08:18 PM   #3
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For RHEL 4.x it's up2date; yum came in for v5.x. Here's a good x-ref and examples
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-2531
I agree that using the RHEL pkg mgr is the way to go.
The RHEL Deployment guide http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...ide/index.html
Sounds like you may want the mod_rewrite module for Apache to re-direct cxn to port 80 => 443.
 
  


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