Confluence over HTTPS

Hello there,

I am a bit of a Tomcat/Httpd noobie and have a few questions. I want to enable SSL connection with cert from a CA (thawte). I am confused on whether I am using tomcat to handle my connections or Https mod_proxy. I tried searching the linux box for a .keystore file but I could not find one. I believe I am using mod_proxy as my apache httpd.conf has a proxy line uncommented at the end. If I am using mod_proxy what should I be using to create my CSR?

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Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Nov 24, 2013

Take a look at this documentation

Also, if you want to add mod_proxy, then I recommend that you check how to configure Apache with SSL.

I am not sure if I am using mod_proxy already as my httpd.conf has a proxy line in it.

<VirtualHost *:80>


DocumentRoot /usr/local/confluence/current/confluence

ServerName confluence.mybentek.local

ServerAlias confluence.mybentek.local wiki.mybentek.local confluence wiki

ErrorLog logs/confluence.mybentek.local-error_log

CustomLog logs/confluence.mybentek.local-access_log common

ProxyRequests off

ProxyPreserveHost on

<Proxy *>

Order deny,allow

Allow from all


ProxyPass / http://pink.mybentek.local:8080/

ProxyPassReverse / http://pink.mybentek.local:8080/

<Location />

Order allow,deny

Allow from all



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