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Configure Apache SSL Certificate in Ubuntu 8.04



1. sudo apt-get install apache2
2. sudo apt-get install openssl
3. sudo apt-get install ssl-cert

create ssl certificate:
sudo make-ssl-cert /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf /etc/ssl/private/localhost.pem

switch to apache sites configuration:
cd /etc/apache2/sites-available/

bakup the default configuration:
sudo cp default

be sure to listen the port 80 for the default:
sudo sed -i ‘1,2s/\*/*:80/’ default

create the ssl configuration:
sudo cp default ssl

set the ssl port:
sudo sed -i ‘1,2s/\*:80/*:443/’ ssl
sudo sed -i “3a\\\tSSLEngine On\n\tSSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/private/localhost.pem” ssl

enable ssl:
sudo a2ensite ssl
sudo a2enmod ssl

restart apache2:
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

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