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Apache cannot start, unable to load module mod_ssl

I have recently installed a new apache webserver on my red hat linux server. It was working fine on port 2345. I have recently tried to enable https on it and added the required parameters like below, since when apache is not starting. It gives the error,

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httpd: Syntax error on line 43 of /apps/elsdev/apache/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load /apps/elsdev/apache/modules/mod_ssl.so into server: /apps/elsdev/apache/modules/mod_ssl.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

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LoadModule ssl_module /apps/elsdev/apache/modules/mod_ssl.so

<IfDefine SSL>

  SSLEngine on
  SSLCertificateFile /apps/elsdev/ssl/sabweb-dev-02.cer
  SSLCertificateKeyFile /apps/elsdev/ssl/server.key
  SSLCertificateChainFile /apps/elsdev/ssl/TEST_SSL_CA.cer

</IfDefine>

Versions info::

Apache webserver: httpd-2.2.17
Red Hat Linux         :

$ uname -a
Linux web-dev-02 2.6.18-128.1.14.el5 #1 SMP Mon Jun 1 15:52:58 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Please let me what I am doing wrong?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Mick Barry

looks like a 32 bit module installed on a 64 bit system
VespaMaru

Is SELinux turned on?  If so you may need adjust for the SSL cert files.
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How to check SELinux turned on or not?
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getenforce command will tell you.

As objects said though, get the 64bit module first.

http://www.ioncube.com/faqs/loaders.php#7aa  

You can compile it from source http://www.modssl.org/source/ or better yet, download it from the Red Hat repository.

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