How-to Enable SSL Apache Secure Connection on Debian Wheezy 7 Linux Easy Guide

May 20th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Enable Apache 2 SSL for Debian Wheezy 7




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Enable SSL Https Secure Connection Port 443 for Debian Wheezy 7 Linux i386/amd64 Desktop/Server.

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 Debian Linux You will find Link to How-to Generate and SetUp a Valid SSL Signed Certificate for FREE on Debian Linux Server/Desktop.

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  1. Login into Shell

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

    Enable SSL Apache Debian Wheezy 7 Linux - 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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