[CentOS] cannot start or stop apache due to ssl changes

testwreq wreq testwreq at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 15:44:27 UTC 2010


Yes, I did it now and it worked. thanks for the pointer:)

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:04 AM, testwreq wreq <testwreq at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Apache was working with self signed certificate. We changed the ssl.conf
> > file to read certicates from godaddy and it it failed to restart because
> of
> > incorrecrt parphrase.
> >
> > bash-3.2# /sbin/service httpd restart
> >
> > Stopping httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
> >
> > Starting httpd: Apache/2.2.3 mod_ssl/2.2.3 (Pass Phrase Dialog) Some of
> your
> > private key files are encrypted for security reasons.
> >
> > In order to read them you have to provide the pass phrases.
> >
> >
> >
> > Server tt.cs.sb.edu:443 (RSA) Enter pass phrase:
> > Apache:mod_ssl:Error: Private key not found.
> > **Stopped
>
> Did you swap out both the server.key and server.crt files... and the
> references in the config?
>
>
>
> > I then put the original ssl.conf back  (saved the ssl file with go daddy
> > changes to ssl_gd.conf) but could not stop or start apache and this was
> the
> > error
> > I re-generated the self signed certificate keys and restarted the server.
> >
> > /sbin/service httpd start is looking for ssl_gd.conf and NOT SSL.CONF;
> > Don't know how this happened?
> >
> > Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 143 of
> /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl_gd.conf:
> > SSLCertificateFile: file '/etc/sslcertificate/gd.crt' does not exist or
> is
> > empty
> >                                                            [FAILED]
> >
> > Can anyone give some pointers to solve this?
>
>
> The default httpd.conf looks for and includes any file with a .conf
> extension from /etc/httpd/conf.d/ . If you want it to not load one of
> the two configs you're using, make it .bak or something  other than
> .conf.
>
>
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