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The Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for SSL Fails with Error "AH00961: HTTPS: failed to enable ssl support" (Doc ID 2482251.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Keywords: mod_proxy ssl proxy

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.3.0 version, iAS Web Server Installation

After applying the CPU Patch 2821599 for OHS 12.2.1.3, then Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for SSL fails.  The following error occurs repeatedly in the $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/ohs1/logs/ohs1.log:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.  Configure Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for SSL
2.  Apply <Patch 28281599> (OHS (NATIVE) BUNDLE PATCH 12.2.1.3.180710)OHS (NATIVE) BUNDLE PATCH 12.2.1.3.180710 OHS (NATIVE) BUNDLE PATCH 12.2.1.3.180710 
3.  SSL Fails and SSL errors "AH00961: HTTPS: failed to enable ssl support" occur repeatedly in $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/ohs1/logs/ohs1.log

or

1. Configure Apache ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for SSL
2. Apply <Patch 29058843> - OHS (NATIVE) BUNDLE PATCH 12.2.1.3.181217
3. SSL Fails and SSL errors "AH00961: HTTPS: failed to enable ssl support" occur repeatedly in $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/ohs1/logs/ohs1.log

Changes

Follow steps in <Note 2127982.1> (How To Debug Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) And SSL (NZ) In FMW 11G (11.1.1.X) And FMW 12C (12.1.X AND 12.2.X)) to enable debugging for NZ layer.

Cause

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