[WBEL-users] Multiple https

bishop bishop@platypus.bc.ca
Wed, 29 Sep 2004 04:23:22 -0700


Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 01:36 +0200, Thorsten Vo wrote:
> 
>>Plug n Play schrieb:
>>
>>
>>>What is the best configuration when Im going to host multiple sites with
>>>
>>>https but I have only 1 static IP.
>>>
>>
>>Hi Marc,
>>
>>as far as I know, you'll need a static IP for EVERY single certificate 
>>that you want to install.
>>
>>BTW: if you have only one IP you can only create name based virtual hosts!
>>
> 
> But, I think the certificate for the main site will be used to first
> decrypt the https if there is not a separate IP for each site (since the
> http headers can't be read before encryption).

I've seen that they're revamping HTTPS to be TLS-HTTP, and then we'll 
finally have many certs per IP.

Anyone's REALLY interested, I can (take an hour and) dig up the 
reference I sent to a buddy about a month ago.  After I cleaned up.

  - bish