mod_ssl

mod_ssl is an Apache module that provides SSL v2/v3 and TLS v1 support for the Apache HTTP Server.  See the mod_ssl documentation for more information.

How to install the Apache mod_ssl module

  1. Run the mod_ssl install command
    yum install mod_ssl

How to configure the Apache mod_ssl module

  1. Open the mod_ssl Apache configuration file located at /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf
  2. Enable name-based virtual hosting on port 443
    1. Add the following text just before the SSL Virtual Host Context comment
      # Use name-base virtual hosting
      NameVirtualHost *:443
  3. Disable the default https host
    1. Comment out all text following the SSL Virtual Host Context comment
  4. Restart the Apache HTTP Server
    service httpd restart

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