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Old 11th August 2010, 17:02
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Default Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long


I am trying to setup the SSL Certificate on a website under ispconfig 3 but I am getting the following error when I try to access the site via https:// in firefox

SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.

(Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long)
The SSL Certificate is fine as it worked under a different web server that did not use ispconfig 3. I have tried manually copying and pasting the contents of the certificate file into the /var/www/website/ssl/website.crt file and restarting apache. I have tried re-enabling the ssl module via a2enmod ssl but it just says that the module is already enabled. My apache 2 ports.conf file looks like this:

NameVirtualHost *:80
Listen 80

<IfModule mod_ssl.c>
# SSL name based virtual hosts are not yet supported, therefore no
# NameVirtualHost statement here
Listen 443

the /var/log/apache2/error.log file is spitting this out whenever I try to visit the site via https but not via http:

[Wed Aug 11 10:09:46 2010] [error] [client x.x.x.x] client denied by server configuration: /htdocs

Google doesn't seem to be yielding any answers as to why this is happening.

Thank you!

Last edited by Darkphyre; 11th August 2010 at 17:11.
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Old 11th August 2010, 20:18
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Okay. I figured it out. I manually had to add the entire SSL Entry to the /etc/apache2/sites-available/domain.com.vhost file... But why didn't ispconfig3 do that for me? Does it not do it unless I "create" the certificate through the interface? If I already have an existing certificate I'm going to have to add the ssl config into the .vhost manually? Also, in the SSL tab of a domain in ISPConfig, there really needs to be a SSL Key field for people that created their .key files in a different server....

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