[wp-hackers] WordPress multisite, Domain mapping and SSL
james at easilyamusedinc.com
Wed Aug 31 01:25:14 UTC 2011
Thanks Jermy, John and Doug,
Going to review this tonight and update you guys tomorrow.
- James Tryon
On Aug 30, 2011, at 9:11 PM, Doug Stewart wrote:
> Not entirely true. Apache after 2.2.12 supports SNI (Server Name
> Indication) which allows for multiple SSL certs per IP.
> Dig it:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 5:05 PM, John Blackbourn
> <johnbillion+wp at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 30 August 2011 21:57, Jeremy Felt <jeremy.felt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Each SSL certificate *requires* a unique IP address on the server. This is
>>> outside the realm of WordPress configuration. The solution will depend on
>>> your network and server setup.
>> And if you're wondering why this is it's because an SSL connection is
>> negotiated before the request is read, so the server cannot know the
>> hostname being requested until the SSL connection is made. Therefore
>> you can only have one SSL virtualhost per IP address.
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