[CentOS] Export/Import wild card SSL - Solved

aurfalien aurfalien at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 14:52:15 EDT 2012


On Oct 24, 2012, at 8:41 AM, John Doe wrote:

> From: aurfalien <aurfalien at gmail.com>
> 
>> I have a wild card SSL installed on one of my CentOS boxes.
>> As I understand it, this server was used as a sort of master when originally
>> generating and receiving the wild card SSL cert (got the cert from GoDaddy 
>> BTW).
>> So, now I must export some file(s) from that server so that I can import 
>> it/them to another server.
> 
> Copy the files to something like /etc/ssl/certs/ and configure apache.
> Use something like:
> 
> <VirtualHost aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:443>
>   DocumentRoot /X/Y/Z
>   ServerName abc.yourdomain.com
>   SSLEngine on
>   SSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/wildcard.yourdomain.com.crt
>   SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/certs/wildcard.yourdomain.com.key
>   SSLCertificateChainFile /etc/ssl/certs/wildcard.yourdomain.com.ca-bundle
> < /VirtualHost>
> 
> The .crt is the certificate returned by the registrar.
> The .key is the key you created and used to generate the certificate request.
> The .ca-bundle is the registrar root and intermediate certificates.


Hi all,

Working now.

I was missing the chain file so all is well.

No need to export/import etc...

So wildcards in the subdomain really do work.

Thanks very much.

- aurf


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