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Im getting the below error on my Apache error.log, we have a wildcard Cert and am not sure if that is the issue. Could anyone help tracking the cause and resolution for this issue?

[Mon Jan 13 08:53:35.083158 2014] [ssl:warn] [pid 1308:tid 400] AH01909: RSA certificate configured for APP03a:443 does NOT include an ID which matches the server name
[Mon Jan 13 08:53:35.661285 2014] [ssl:warn] [pid 1308:tid 400] AH01909: RSA certificate configured for APP03a:443 does NOT include an ID which matches the server name
[Mon Jan 13 08:53:35.661285 2014] [mpm_winnt:notice] [pid 1308:tid 400] AH00455: Apache/2.4.2 (Win32) OpenSSL/1.0.1 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Jan 13 08:53:35.661285 2014] [mpm_winnt:notice] [pid 1308:tid 400] AH00456: Server built: May 11 2012 16:55:33


regards,
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by:cristiantm
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The certificate is issued for a wildcard domain (*.something.com), but your vhost is not on that domain (APP03a), thats why the *warning* (not error) appears.
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by:atorex
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Thanks for the reply,
there is an application that connects to it, using the FQDN URL to it, I'm getting an ssl handshake error that made me think was due to this error.

the error from the Application,

08:48:55.168:WARN:oeji.nio:java.io.IOException: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2014/01/13 08:50:08 | javax.net.ssl.SSLProtocolException: handshake alert:  unrecognized_name
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by:Gary
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Do you have something like this

<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:443>
ServerName www.domain.com:443


If so remove the :443 from the ServerName line
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by:cristiantm
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If this that cathal mentions is not the case, could you post the main parts of your vhost config?
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by:atorex
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I have  the below in the httpd-ssl.conf


<VirtualHost _default_:443>
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by:Gary
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And the rest of it...
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by:atorex
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Sorry here it is


<VirtualHost _default_:443>

#   General setup for the virtual host
DocumentRoot "/Apache24/htdocs"
ServerName https://app03a.globoalwork.com
ServerAdmin admin@example.com
ErrorLog "/Apache24/logs/error.log"
TransferLog "/Apache24/logs/access.log"

#   SSL Engine Switch:
#   Enable/Disable SSL for this virtual host.
SSLEngine on
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Is your wildcard cert issued for *.globoalwork.com??

By the way, is it really globoalwork.com ? Not globolwork.com or globalwork.com ? ;) would be a very common mistake, and looks like this is the problem since I can see that globoalwork.com is an unregistered domain. So I think you just have a typo there.
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by:atorex
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yes its *.globalwork.com fat fingered it, and that is what the cert was issued to.

I may have an idea why this is having issues, the server's fqdn is app03a.globalHQ.com
when the admin created the server that's the Domain they put it in!
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by:Gary
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Looks like cristiantm has hit the nail on the head
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by:atorex
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I corrected the fat finger error but still the same issue, that didn't resolve the issue, could this FQDN be the issue?
app03a.globalHQ.com
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by:cristiantm
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You say the domain for the site is app03a.globalHQ.com? then you need a cert for app03a.globalHQ.com (or wildcard cert for *.globalHQ.com) and to setup the apache vhost name to app03a.globalHQ.com.
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by:atorex
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OK so that's likely the issue, the HQ domain is an internal domain so The server boys will have to move the server to the correct domain.
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by:cristiantm
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Yes, that is correct. The SSL certificate Common Name will need to match the domain. If the site is in this domain just for testing/development, then you can use a self-signed (or in-house PKI) certificate for testing only.
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Thanks, we are getting some self signed certs.
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