Install Rapid SSL on Apache2 Ubuntu 14.04

Posted March 26, 2015 4.7k views

hello everyone. I spend last couple of hours trying to set up Rapid SSL certificate on Apache2 run on Ubuntu 14.04.

I have 3 files: certificate, private key and intermediate ca.

Can anyone help me with configuration?

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The basic syntax you need to add to your Apache VirtualHost looks like:

SSLEngine on
SSLCertificateFile /path/to/
SSLCertificateKeyFile /path/to/
SSLCACertificateFile /path/to//intermediate.crt

For more details, check out the tutorial “How To Install an SSL Certificate from a Commercial Certificate Authority” It should walk you through all the steps.

Let us know how it goes, and if you’re still hitting any issues.

by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial will show you how to acquire and install an SSL certificate from a trusted, commercial Certificate Authority (CA). SSL certificates allow web servers to encrypt their traffic, and also offer a mechanism to validate server identities to their visitors. The...