Dear Cliff,
Thanks for your help.
On 26/09/2005, at 21:22, Cliff Woolley wrote:

> It really does sound like there's something else listening on port
> 443:
>> "Starting httpd: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not
>> bind to address :443
>> no listening sockets available, shutting down"

> That's usually what this message means. You said:
>> Oh, and there isn't anything else listening to port 443:
>> /sbin/fuser -4 -n udp 443
>> gives a null result.

> ... except that it's tcp, not udp, that we care about here.

Apologies; tcp gives a null result also. I'm pretty sure nothing but
httpd is
listening there.

> As for your httpd.conf, it looks sort of close, although the
> ":443>" block needs to have the SSL
> certificate and key configuration directives as well as some other
> stuff (see the example httpd.conf that comes with mod_ssl), and the
> "" block should NOT contain "SSLEngine on".

The "SSLEngine on" in was an error on my part, in
tidying up the sample I accidentally
pasted a duplicate in the wrong place - it's _not_ in the httpd.conf

However the key information really is missing. So it looks like this
may be a
problem in the fedora httpd configuration tool, because the key
information definitely is
there in the virtual host configuration in the gui, it's just not
getting saved for some reason.
Probably, I have a syntax error somewhere (but even so, the tool
shouldn't fail it silently).
I think this takes it out of modssl, so my next step will be to check
the fedora mailing lists,
and report it as a bug if it hasn't been already. Then I guess I'll
have to take the plunge,
and edit the httpd.conf manually.
> Hope this helps,
> --Cliff
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