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Laymann Oar
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hi ther,

i want to enable the functionality of https protocol on my Apache webserver can anyone help me out to solve my problem . i wd like to kn as how we enable the functionality of https . for example
https://localhost:443
i made some research on this n i have downloaded OPENSSL, but its asking me to create some Certificate where i got stuck up...
i wd be very grateful if someone cd explain me whole thing or suggest a link...

LayMann
 
karl koch
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hi,
try the "keytool.exe" that came with the jdk and is located in jdk/bin (for win systems, dont know where they are for linux).
find the doc here
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Jamie Young
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Try going to java.sun.com and search for the keyword java.net . That is a package that you can import that has a wealth of included methods for connecting to http server.There is also a javax.com package that is great too. I would look for the keyword mail also. I would suspect that the book that they are giving away would be extremely helpful for you as well. Good Luck!
 
Joel Peach
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There is an SSL howto if you're asking how to enable SSL on the Apache server itself. It can be accessed at:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/ssl/ssl_howto.html
Best of luck!
-Joel
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Peter den Haan
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Unfortunately, using SSL with Apache isn't as easy as you would wish SSL support is not built into the Apache webserver; you need an add-on module for that. There are two main flavours, Apache-SSL and mod_ssl. To use one, download it together with the Apache source and recompile the lot.
You would expect there to be plenty of precompiled tars and rpms with an SSL-capable Apache but when I needed one a couple of months ago I was sorely disappointed. You might have a bit more luck though.
See this article in Apache Week for more (high-level) information about using SSL with Apache.
- Peter
 
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