apache+SSL, which port?
MClark at Nemschoff.com
Mon Jan 31 14:47:50 PST 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew L. Gould [mailto:andrewgould at datawok.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 1:07 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: Mark Ovens
> Subject: Re: apache+SSL, which port?
> On Monday 31 January 2005 12:39 pm, Mark Ovens wrote:
> > Charles Swiger wrote:
> > > On Jan 31, 2005, at 1:22 PM, albi wrote:
> > >> Mark Ovens wrote:
> > >>> I want to install apache with SSL but there are two ports,
> > >>> www/apache13-modssl and www/apache13-ssl
> > >>> What is the difference, and which is the best to install?
> > >>
> > >> i think the apache13-ssl has SSL build in, the other
> uses a module
> > >> for SSL
> > >
> > > Apache-1.3 does not have SSL built-in. The port www/apache13-ssl
> > > is using "Ben Laurie's SSL", whereas mod_ssl is by Ralf
> > > Engelschall. See:
> > >
> > > http://www.apache-ssl.org/#Credits
> > > http://www.modssl.org/
> > >
> > >>> It is just for use on my home LAN but I want to run squirrelmail
> > >>> to access my mail from remote machines.
> > >>
> > >> there's also apache2 which, afaik, builds with SSL by default
> > >
> > > Yes, apache2 has support for SSL built-in, and will enable SSL if
> > > the system it is built on has it available (which is true for all
> > > recent FreeBSD versions).
> > So apache2 is the way to go then?
> > Mark
> Not necessarily. I've heard lots of complaints about PHP and Apache2
> not "playing nice". (Does anyone have any updates on this situation?)
> If you plan on using PHP, you may want to stick with Apache 1.3.
I use Apache2 with PHP and SSL without problems. Have been for a very
long time. We probably run 15 or so sites that fall under this.
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