two domain names - one IP - both SSL

Remko Lodder remko at
Fri Apr 30 04:05:50 PDT 2004

HEllo all,

Dick Davies wrote:

> * David Banning <david+dated+1083734386.829e4a at> [0421 06:21]:
>>I am wondering how I could run SSL on two different domain names
>>using just one IP address.
>>I am using virtual hosting with apache.
>>Is that possible?
> No. As one poster said (and contrary to half a dozen 'install apache'
> posts), you can't do name-based multiple vhosts over ssl.
> The ssl session wraps the http session, so the server can't get
> the host header until the session has started.
> <quote>
> That's some catch, that catch 443.
> It's the best there is.
> </quote>
> You should in theory be able to do it on different ports, but
> I haven't tried.

Can someone explain to me then, that i had different https sites?
covering IDS networks/ mail networks etc?

I did that with <VirtualHost <ip>:443>
Now then, that tended to work..

Imho, it is possible with VirtualHosts.


Kind regards,

Remko Lodder Dutch community for helping newcomers on the 

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