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Install SSL certificate manually on serverpilot for Apache

Hi all,

As a serverpilot free user, I’m struggling to config ssl to use https on my Ubuntu server.

  1. I followed this tutorial to prepare the key/certs: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-with-a-free-signed-ssl-certificate-on-a-vps

  2. I configured /etc/apache-sp/vhosts.d/app-domain.conf:

	<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:81>
		Define DOCUMENT_ROOT /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/app-domain/public
		Define PHP_PROXY_URL unix:/srv/users/serverpilot/run/app-domain.php-fpm.sock|fcgi://localhost

		ServerAdmin webmaster@
		DocumentRoot ${DOCUMENT_ROOT}
		ServerName app-domain
		ServerAlias app-domain.com
		ServerAlias www.app-domain.com

		ErrorLog "/srv/users/serverpilot/log/app-domain/app-domain_apache.error.log"
		CustomLog "/srv/users/serverpilot/log/app-domain/app-domain_apache.access.log" common

		RemoteIPHeader X-Real-IP
		SetEnvIf X-Forwarded-SSL on HTTPS=on

		IncludeOptional /etc/apache-sp/vhosts.d/app-domain.d/*.conf
	</VirtualHost>

	<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:443>
		Define DOCUMENT_ROOT /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/app-domain/public

		SSLEngine on
		SSLProtocol all -SSLv2
		SSLCipherSuite ALL:!ADH:!EXPORT:!SSLv2:RC4+RSA:+HIGH:+MEDIUM

		SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache-sp/certs/app-domain/app-domain.cert
		SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache-sp/certs/app-domain/private.key
			SSLCertificateChainFile /etc/apache-sp/certs/app-domain/sub.class1.server.ca.pem

		ServerAdmin webmaster@
		DocumentRoot ${DOCUMENT_ROOT}
		ServerName app-domain.com
		ServerAlias app-domain.com
		ServerAlias www.app-domain.com

		ErrorLog "/srv/users/serverpilot/log/app-domain/https_app-domain_apache.error.log"
		CustomLog "/srv/users/serverpilot/log/app-domain/https_app-domain_apache.access.log" common

	</VirtualHost>


but it doesn’t work and i cannot find any error message.

many thanks in advance.


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@liang2 ok,ok. How about you remove apache and install it your own ?

sudo cp -r  /etc/apache-sp /etc/apache_old
apt-get purge apache2

You can follow the tutorial, I wouldn’t do something else, in the way of explaining.

I hope that a fresh install can help you. As it’s most of the time.

Welcome to DigitalOcean.

Just one question to be clear, do you even have an SSL/TSL Certificate? This tutorial is for using the Certificate from StartSSL.

You should change this line: <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:81> to <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80> Remove this line ServerAlias app-domain.com Don’t forget to restart your Server service apache2 restart