Adding mod_ssl support to port-installed Apache

Tom Smith tom at
Thu May 1 11:02:33 PDT 2003

You can remove apache13 and install apache+mod_ssl-1.3.27+2.8.14--this 
will work pretty much the same as what you're running 
now. apache+mod_ssl-1.3.27+2.8.14 is in the ports collection.

Make sure to backup your Apache data and config files--removing apache13 
will delete these files.

Jesse Sheidlower wrote:

>I'm running FreeBSD 4.7 on a server. It's running Apache 1.3,
>which I installed from the Ports collection.
>I'd like to add support for mod_ssl to this, in the simplest
>method. I see there's a port for apache13-modssl, but that
>includes Apache as well, not just mod_ssl. Can I just install
>this port and expect everything to go OK, and just work on
>modifying my httpd.conf file as appropriate? Or will this
>horribly break things?
>It's a working server, so I don't want it to be down any longer
>than is absolutely necessary. I'd prefer to do this from Ports
>if possible.
>Jesse Sheidlower
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