The Soothingly Seamless Setup of Virtual Hosts and Certificates
The second article in our series on setting up webservers the easy way, this article covers setting up virtual hosts, allowing you to server multiple domains from one box; and certificates, which are needed to do SSL.
For this second half of The Soothingly Seemless Setup of a Web Server, we'll be learning how to set up virtual hosts, virtual hosts that use SSL, and create our own certificates! If you don't have the Apache server installed, take a look at the first part of the tutorial, the The Soothingly Seamless Setup of Apache, SSL, MySQL, and PHP. Also, for those who are wondering, this article is aimed at people using *NIX systems.
Hopefully after completing this guide, we will have achieved the following:
Installed and set up a couple virtual hosts -> Know how to install normal virtual hosts -> Know how to install SSL virtual hosts
Installed and set up our own certificates -> Know how to manage certificates -> Know how to get our certificates signed