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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Apache and mod_ssl: Error on startup
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2003 09:19:58 GMT
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alan Wright []
>However I cannot get Apache to start when I activate SSL in httpd.conf.
>The error I see is Syntax error on line 208 of the conf file:
>SSLCertificateFile takes one argument, SSL Server Certificate File
>('/path/to/file' - PEN or DER encoded)

It looks like your file-path is wrong. What do you have on line 208 of
your conf file? One guess: If you're on windows and you have a space in
the file-path, did you quote the file-path? e.g.

SSLCertificateFile "C:\Apache\SSL\My Certificate.crt"

Owen Boyle
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>Any ideas?
>This is with Apache 1.3.27 or 1.3.28
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