How-to Enable Apache SSL on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Easy Guide

May 16th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Enable Apache 2 SSL Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Enable Apache SSL in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

And the Ubuntu 14.04 Apache SSL Enabling Procedure Described here is the Easiest one to Quick-Start with Apache SSl on a Development Environment.

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  1. Login into Server Shell
    Or Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+T on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Enable SSL Apache Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Enabling Apache SSL

    sudo a2enmod ssl
    sudo a2ensite default-ssl
    sudo service apache2 reload
  3. Review the Apache Default SSL Configuration for localhost

    cat /etc/apache2/sites-available/default-ssl.conf

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  4. After You can Test Access the Domain over SSL

    For a Server (Example):

    https://100.101.102.103

    For a Desktop:

    https://localhost

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