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Old 14th September 2012, 03:40
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Default Apache fails to start after applying SSL cert to site

Hi, I followed the securing ISPConfig with StartSSL free cert, and everything went just OK as usual with the great tutos here!

As I'm hosting the same domain as the server, I should be able to apply the same certificate to the domain created by ISPConfog through SSL tab in site edit.

The problem is I needed to create a subdomain, and as suggested, just created a new site pointing to it, so I have two sites, site.com and the subdomain (another ispconfig site) it.site.com

If I apply the SSL certificate (created for site.com and subdomain it.site.com through StartSSL) to it.site.com, Apache refuses to start with suspicious error log:
[Thu Sep 13 21:34:41 2012] [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN) `it.domain.com' does NOT match server name!?
[Thu Sep 13 21:35:12 2012] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
Is my new Cert applyed to this subdomain causing this?

Thanks a lot!

PS: Of course, if I erase sites enables it.domain.com.vhost apache starts ok, and if I regenerate the certs through ISPConfig interface the site works ok, but, of course, with SSL warnings.
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Old 14th September 2012, 03:54
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Yes it's.

From the starssl policy for Class1 certs:

"Wild card domain names like “*.domain.com” are only issued to Class 2
or higher validated subscribers. Likewise multiple domain names within
the same certificate are not supported in the Class 1 settings."

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Old 14th September 2012, 04:09
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Well, my mistake!

Just edited the it.domain.com.key file, with the one created at ISPConfig install step and everything worked just ok!

Sorry to bother!
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