TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

SSL support out of the box?? Are you sure about this?

So on the description for LAMP stack it says "SSL support out of the box." So I setup up a micro instance and as soon as it was ready I navigated to  https://www.ave2.tklapp.com/ and immediatly I get an SSL error, fail. in Firefox it gives me this information:

www.ave2.tklapp.com uses an invalid security certificate.
The certificate is only valid for the following names:
  hub.turnkeylinux.org , www.hub.turnkeylinux.org  
(Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)
so can someone explain to me what I need to do to get SSL working? 
I went to my web admin and under Webmin Configuration section I clicked on SSL Encryption everything is enabled. 
do I need to sign up with http://cert.startcom.org/ I tried to do the Domain Name Validation Wizard and I upon typig in www.ave2.tklapp.com I was told "Please enter only the base domain in the text field without any sub domain or domain extension." fail fail fail.
Any thoughts?



A little update figures out www. subdomain was never part of the deal, I retried but this time without the www and instead got this error:


ave2.tklapp.com uses an invalid security certificate.
The certificate is not trusted because it is self-signed.
The certificate is not valid for any server names.
(Error code: sec_error_untrusted_issuer)
Jeremy's picture

Yes that is expected beahviour with self signed certificates

If you don't want that warning you'll have to buy a certificate signed by a recognised authority.


ok good I am glad I am not missing something, I thought it came signed by a recognised authority. in that case your other tutorials i've found online makes more sense now. Unfortuantly I already switched to heroku but I intend on switching back, because I get more control with a server I can touch.  Are there any tutorials on how to get a signed recogniesed authority SSL certified and working on a turnkey LAMP machine?

Alon Swartz's picture

This blog post should help...

This blog post should help...

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