How to Enable Apache SSL Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS Easy Guide

May 4th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Enable Apache SSL Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Enable Apache SSL in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

And the Ubuntu 18.04 Apache SSL Enabling Procedure Described here is the Easiest one to Quick-Start with Apache SSl on a Development Environment.

Finally, inside the Guide you find also instructions on How-to Generate a Valid SSL Signed Certificate for FREE on Ubuntu.

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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 18.04 Bionic 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

    How-to Generate a Free SSL Signed Certificate:

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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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