two domain names - one IP - both SSL

Remko Lodder remko at
Fri Apr 30 15:31:58 PDT 2004

Heya Dick

Dick Davies wrote:

> * Remko Lodder <remko at> [0410 21:10]:
>>>Your HTTP client is broken and isn't checking SSL certificates
>>>correctly? Or you didn't meet the "one IP" requirement of the original
>>>poster. Or you served up the same SSL certificate for every vhost.
>>Well it's not a real cert. indeed, i cannot afford that, and true, it's 
>>the same certificate for every vhost i used.
> Right, then that's not SSL vhosting. 

Ew oke, i personally think that it is, but, perhaps my idea is wrong 
(see below)
> If you try to define 2 SSL vhosts on the same IP, you'll get the same
> server certificate sent for each  vhost (basically you always get the
> cert of the first vhost). The content is vhosted as usual.

That's right, i thought different content means different hosts, means 
different vhosts means vhosting, but since i thought that and you think 
this, i might be wrong...
>>Well, i keep wondering then how i got my secure webmail online, secure 
>>ids viewing etc.
> You frigged it :) I know of certain browsers that don't tolerate duff
> certificates, though most you can override it.

Well, just press ok upon connecting and it's ok (i can't afford a live 
ssl cert so i halve to do it with fake ones)

Thanks for clearing it up for me,



Kind regards,

Remko Lodder Dutch community for helping newcomers on the 

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