[thelist] Apache: Setting up SSL on local dev machine

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Mon Feb 2 22:56:43 CST 2004

Frank wrote:

> Can someone suggest how I can get my server to respond to https requests?

Configure it? Do you have an entry in httpd.conf telling it to
listen on port 443?

> This is a personal development machine, I don't want to spend $ to buy a 
> Thawt certificate. Is this, or other software necessary? I can't seem to 
> wrap my mind around it.

No, you can self-sign a cert for dev purposes; the browser will, of
course, ask if you really want to trust yourself :-) since there's
no CA backing it up...

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