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    Exclamation problem with ssl enabled apache , httpd could not be started

    Hi .. i tried to enable my apache with ssl i configure it with openssl and modssl after that i created a server key and pass key also but when i started it it says that ttpd could not be started

    [root@localhost ~]# /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl startssl
    Apache/1.3.41 mod_ssl/2.8.31 (Pass Phrase Dialog)
    Some of your private key files are encrypted for security reasons.
    In order to read them you have to provide us with the pass phrases.

    Server (RSA)
    Enter pass phrase:

    Ok: Pass Phrase Dialog successful.
    /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl startssl: httpd could not be started

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    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Third ring of Pergatory
    Is it already running?

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    No apache was not running it was due to an silly mistake of mine .. i made an wrong entry in virtual host section of httpd.conf i think i placed <ifmodule > in a worong place ..
    and <IfDefine SSL> block was not there ..

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