do i need a dedicated ip address for https?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Thu Dec 23 21:51:12 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Laszlo" == Laszlo Nagy <gandalf at> writes:

Laszlo> But there are possibilities. You can use different SSL certificates for the
Laszlo> same ip address and different port numbers:

Laszlo> https://your_domain_1:4430
Laszlo> https://your_domain_2:4431

That's a bad idea if you expect that any of your visitors are coming
from behind most corporate firewalls, because the proxy "CONNECT"
command is almost always limited to port 443 as a "security feature".

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