I have been working really hard on installing an OpenSSL certificate so my web-app can show the beautiful “HTTPS” in the URL, but it is not working.
I have a Linux VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7.
These is what’s been done so far:
1.- Enable SSL module:
sudo a2enmod ssl
2.- Restart Apache:
sudo service apache2 restart
3.- Create SSL directory inside de Apache2 directory:
sudo mkdir /etc/apache2/ssl
4.- Execute the following command to create a self-signed ssl certificate :
sudo openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout
/etc/apache2/ssl/apache.key -out /etc/apache2/ssl/apache.crt
5.- Fill in questions:
Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:US State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:New York Locality Name (eg, city) :New York City Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:Your Company Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) :Department of Kittens Common Name (e.g. server FQDN or YOUR name) :your_domain.com Email Address :email@example.com
6.- Configure apache to utilize ssl:
sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/default-ssl.conf
7.- Modify the following data:
ServerAdmin firstname.lastname@example.org ServerName my_domain.com ServerAlias www.my_domain.com DocumentRoot /var/www/html SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl/apache.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache2/ssl/apache.key
8.- Enable “default-ssl.conf” file:
sudo a2ensite default-ssl.conf
9.- Restart Apache again:
sudo service apache2 restart According to what I have read that should be all… what am I missing??
Thank’s in advanced.
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