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

May 16th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Enable Apache 2 SSL for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Enable SSL Connection Port 443 for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

The Procedure Described here is the Easiest one to Quick-Start with Apache SSl on a Development Environment.

Inside the Guide to Enabling SSL Apache Connection Ubuntu You will find Link to How-to Generate and SetUp a Valid SSL Signed Certificate for FREE on Ubuntu Server/Desktop.

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  1. Login into Server Shell

    Or Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

     - 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

    How-to Generate a Free SSL Signed Certificate:

    Create SSL Signed Certificate for FREE
  4. After You can Test Access the Domain over SSL

    For a Server (Example):

    https://101.102.103.104

    For a Desktop:

    https://localhost

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