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Old 05-22-2005, 12:07 PM   #1
devfreak
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compiling apache2 with SSL


I'm using Fedora and the rpm version of httpd is not working with ColdFusion, so I want to compile my own. I got ColdFusion working great in it, but now I can't get SSL working.

It seems so basic, the rpm version will use the install-supplied server.crt and server.key and prompt you to install the key, but the compiled version just refuses the connection.

I've debugged enough to find that mod_ssl.so is loading and using my ssl.conf, so why isn't it working right out of the box? I used my verisign(ed) certs and they don't work either, whereas they do with the rpm version.

Anyone out there gotten SSL to work with compiled apache2?

P.S.
I compiled with:
#./configure --enable-mods-shared=all --enable-ssl --enable-proxy --enable-suexec --with-suexec-caller=nobody

Thanks guys
 
Old 05-22-2005, 12:18 PM   #2
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Ok, I guess I posted too soon. Here's the fix I used, for my and y'all's future use:

I copy and pasted the ssl.conf file from the rpm version
Commented out the include mod_ssl line because I've already loaded it
Commented out SSLCryptoDevice line because it doesn't exist in the compiled version
changed the cgi-bin directory, not that I use it, but whatever.

Boom. Works. Didn't all week when I was trying it at work, but I think the compile string I'm using this weekend is different from the one I tried at work.
 
  


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