Bug 50645 - RFE -- Add SSLCryptoDevice option
Summary: RFE -- Add SSLCryptoDevice option
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apacheconf   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Phil Knirsch
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-01 21:10 UTC by Michael E Brown
Modified: 2015-03-05 01:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-01 21:11:37 UTC
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Description Michael E Brown 2001-08-01 21:10:11 UTC
Description of Enhancement:
For support of the Broadcom 5280 SSL offload card, there should be an 
option in Apacheconf to set the SSL Engine used by OpenSSL to enable use 
of the card. 

-- Email from Nalin Dahyabhai:

The documentation for the OpenSSL engine code states that no hardware
engines are used unless specifically requested by the calling
To do so with mod_ssl, add "SSLCryptoDevice ubsec" on a line within the
<IfDefine HAVE_SSL> section of httpd.conf, outside of any virtual host
declarations (in beta 3, this would be around line 1200 in the default
httpd.conf file).

Comment 1 Michael E Brown 2001-08-14 04:41:06 UTC
Per Mark Cox, this will be taken care of by adding a default crypto engine 
setting to OpenSSL, so no changes need to happen to apacheconf at this time.

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