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Old 12-25-2004, 03:32 PM   #1
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OpenSSL + Apache certificate, how?

How do I obtain a SSL certificate for my Apache server? Do I have to buy one? Can I make my own? How does this all work, if you haven't noticed I am a to this SSL stuff.
Old 12-25-2004, 08:08 PM   #2
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if you have the open ssl libraries installed, you can make your own certs (server, client, ca, etc).

if you're using apache2, it provides mod_ssl built in that you just have to enable as a ./configure switch.

anyway, start reading from here and go down.
Old 12-26-2004, 09:18 PM   #3
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