SSL routines:ssl3_get_record:wrong version number

Hi, I followed the following tutorial:

to install a cert, that I bought via Namecheap using Apache.

This has been useful, but I keep getting the error I mentioned above, when I do:

curl --verbose --insecure https://[mydomain].de

I can always replicate the problem, when I log onto https://[mydomain].de I am getting an error in the Chrome browser:


I should say that I’m new to installing certs, so it may well be a simple error.

Many thanks


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Bobby Iliev
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January 3, 2023
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

Did you specify the listen 443 ssl; directive in the server block where you’ve defined the SSL certificate?

If so, would you mind sharing the complete Nginx server block that you currently have so I could take a quick look?



In the thread below the response above you can follow how we came to the solution. Thanks again to Bobby Iliev for all their help!

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