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#1 zaharias13


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Posted 21 March 2013 - 19:41

Hello I have access to my forum I get the following error and I can not fix it if you can you help me?

My forum is:IPBoard 3.4.3

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#2 ashpowell



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Posted 21 March 2013 - 19:46

Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long

This usually means the implementation of SSL on your server is not correct. The error is usually caused by a server side problem which the server administrator will need to investigate.

Below are some things we recommend trying.

  • Ensure that port 443 is open and enabled on your server. This is the standard port for https communications.

  • If SSL is using a non-standard port then FireFox 3 can sometimes give this error. Ensure SSL is running on port 443.

  • If using Apache2 check that you are using port 443 for SSL. This can be done by setting the ports.conf file as follows
    Listen 80
    Listen 443 https

  • Make sure you do not have more than one SSL certificate sharing the same IP. Please ensure that all SSL certificates utilise their own dedicated IP.

  • If using Apache2 check your vhost config. Some users have reported changing<VirtualHost> to _default_ resolved the error.

  • Make sure that your SSL certificate is not expired

  • Try to specify the Cipher: