troubleshooting Question

Why Only One IP Per SSL?

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Why is it that there can be only 1 SSL per IP Address?  Is this because there are no host headers in SSL and thus, only one server can listen on that IP at port 443 at a time?

I assume if I change the IP address of the SSL - then in theory I could do hundreds of SSLs on one server?  (this is hypothetical – I’m not actually looking to do this – but using it to better understand how SSL works.)

Thanks.
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