Find the Apache configuration file (httpd.conf) you need to edit.
The location and name of the configuration file can vary from server to server—especially if you're using a special interface to manage your server configuration.
One way to locate the SSL Configuration on Linux distributions is to search using grep, as shown in the example below.
- Apache's main configuration file is typically named httpd.conf or apache2.conf. Possible locations for this file include /etc/httpd/ or /etc/apache2/. For a comprehensive listing of default installation layouts for Apache HTTPD on various operating systems and distributions, see Httpd Wiki - DistrosDefaultLayout.
- Often, the SSL certificate configuration is located in a <VirtualHost> block in a different configuration file. The configuration files may be under a directory like /etc/httpd/vhosts.d/, /etc/httpd/sites/, or in a file called httpd-ssl.conf.
Run the following command:
grep -i -r "SSLCertificateFile" /etc/httpd/
Note: Make sure to replace /etc/httpd/ with the base directory for your Apache installation.