How to integrate Confluence with apache using ssl


can I use the How-To for JIRA ( as a model for integrating confluence with apache using ssl?

Are there any differences I will need to pay attention to or can I just use it 1:1 for integrating confluence?

Thank you very much.


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Actually, both answers I received (being the same) did not take into account that I would like to access both platforms via https at the same time.

Maybe I should have mentioned that both, Jira and confluence, are running on the same machine.

My solution:

  • Use one IP per platform (configure 2 IPs on the same server).
  • Use wildcard certificate for SSL
  • Use IP-based Virtual hosts configuration in Apache
  • Use the How-to I quoted for BOTH, Jira and confluence set-up (server.xml), not the one quoted for confluence by both answers.

I hope this helps others who want to set up Jira and confluence on the same server using SSL.


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Janet Albion Atlassian Team Mar 07, 2013

Hi Thomas,

Confluence has it's guide at

In general, it should be similar as both deployed in Tomcat

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Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Mar 11, 2013

Hi there,

You should just follow this documentation:



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