Apache FAQ

  • To configure the Apache webserver to use HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), the following steps can be taken. Activating HSTS headers To have Apache transfer the HSTS headers we need to add...

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  • Creating client certificates Create the client key:# openssl genrsa -des3 -out garex.key 1024 Create the client request:# openssl req -new -key garex.KEY -out garex.CSRIn the common name (CN) fill...

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  • If you experience problems with an SSL certificate in Apache, it is possible to display the configuration using the following command:  httpd -S [ -S]: '''S'''hows the settings as parsed from...

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  • It is possible that the following error message appears in the error_log: # [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down# [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN) `www.sslcertificaten.nl' does NOT match server name!?

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  • To export the certificate, the Private Key and if necessary any corresponding intermediate certificates to a pfx file the following command can be used: [root@server cert] openssl pkcs12...

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  • The following steps describe the configuration of Apache to have the website loaded completely over HTTPS. Please read our background infomation on Securing your complete website with SSL Redirect via...

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