View Single Post
  #1  
Old 29th January 2008, 09:22
chillifire chillifire is offline
HowtoForge Supporter
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 75
Thanks: 3
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default SSL for multiple subdomains

Hi,

I have a webiste www.chillifire.net installed plus some subdomains, i.e. login01.chillifire.net with ISPConfig 2.1.18 on an Ubuntu 7.10 server. With http they direct to the specific folders /var/www/webx with x being the number of the virtual host. I have a SSl certificate installed for the www domain, which works well. I have one IP address on that server. So far so good.

When I tried reaching the subdomains under https I expected to see the certificate error warning screens from the browser, warning me that the url does not match the certificate's. What I did not expect is that the browser redirected in https to the folder /var/www/webx of the www.chillifire.net domain although the URL still shows https//login.chillifire.net.

Is this expected behaviour?

I understand that I need two IP addresses on an Apache2 server if I want two different certificates for two different domains.

But does this restriction count for subdomains as well?

What I wanted to do is to install a GoDaddy Multiple Domain Certificates, also called Unified Communications Certificates (UCC), domain, which covers the two mentioned plus some more subdomains, and have them all sitting on one server- with one IP address, since they are just subdomains of the identical domain chillifire.net.

Can this be achieved?

As usual, any hints/input are welcome.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links