Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 11162
Startup error with multiple SSL certificates
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:55 EDT
I'm trying to configure multiple SSL-enabled sites with Secure Web Server
version 3.2 as included with RedHat 6.2 Professional. I have working
KEY/CERTIFICATE combinations for both sites, currently being used with
In trying to replace Apache-SSL with RedHat Secure Web Server, I am unable
to start the webserver when both IP-based virtual hosts are configured.
I'm getting the following error:
[Fri Apr 28 09:49:01 2000] [error] mod_ssl: Couldn't recover size of server
Does anyone have a simple configuration file that simply adds an IP-based
virtual host that is SSL enabled?
I have tested these keys and configuration with Apache 1.3.12 + mod_ssl 2.6.3 +
OpenSSL 0.9.5a, and DID NOT encounter this bug.
Consequently, I believe this to be a bug either in BSAFE or with RedHat's
integration w/BSAFE, although without the source it's difficult to tell, isn't
What sort of keys are the certificates generated with? Are they signed by a
root CA, or local?
This is a confirmed bug. An errata is being tested.
Bug is not fixed. Now even when trying to use SSL with a single domain
environment, errors are generated in the ssl_engine_log file and the server
I was running 3.2-12, and I applied the errata to v3.2.1-1 and I still get the
error with the SSL engine being unable to determine the length of the key.
Mr. Kang in Incident support has copies of all of our log files and our
configuration file. This error is reproduceable, and support feels that it is