Setting up SSL on Apache 2 on Debian Sarge

This befuddled me for the longest time. There is basically no documentation out there on how to do this and it drove me nuts. The best I managed to find came close to getting me up and running but did not quite fit. This can be found here. Now this person's instructions may work just fine and dandy for your installation but mine required some modification.

My biggest problem that had me scratching my head was this line
Last but not least, add "Listen 443" to /etc/apache2/ports.conf.

If you put this line in the ports.conf, your apache server will not start. You see, this line is already in the ssl.conf file. Adding to ports.conf will result in "cannot bind" type of message. The rest of the article is really quite good.

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