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From Nick Tkach <ntk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: SSL certificates and virtual hosts
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:35:06 GMT
As long as you don't need to support certain browsers. IIRC Android < 2.2 for example won't
support wildcard certs. 

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On Oct 18, 2011, at 7:00 PM, Andrew Schulman <andrex@alumni.utexas.net> wrote:

>>  Our website account with our ISP has one fixed IP address and allows
>> a number of virtual hosts. The main site has an SSL certificate for
>> secure access. I wish to add another certificate for one of the named
>> virtual hosts. According to Tech Support the account only allows one
>> SSL certificate per IP address.
> 
> You can solve this problem by using a wildcard and/or multi-domain
> certificate.  It's a single certificate that covers multiple hosts and/or
> domains.  You can get them fairly cheaply, for example the "Verified (Class
> 2)" certificate from startssl.com.
> 
> We do this with a setup of 6 virtual hosts that include three hosts (dev,
> test, www) in each of two different domains.  A single certificate covers
> them all.  Apache writes an error message to the log about using SSL with
> multiple virtual hosts, but the message is wrong and we ignore it.  It
> works just fine.
> 
> 
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