"Many administrators who use Postfixadmin, a web based tool to
manage virtual domains on Postfix, would like to secure the
transactions between the PostfixAdmin program and the
administrator. At the same time often you do not want to add the
extra burden of SSL on the whole domain but just want to secure one
directory. The solution is to create a certificate for that one
directory only and also locking that directory with a password so
only administrators can gain access. The example is on an Ubuntu
9.10 server, which will be very similar to most server procedures.
Enable the SSL module using the “a2enmod” command. sudo
"Module ssl installed; run /etc/init.d/apache2 force-reload to
"SSL Security with Apache
"The next thing you’ll need for this is a server
certificate. There are two ways to get one. You can either create
your own self-signed certificate, or you can request one from a
commercial Certificate Authority. A self-signed one will work fine
if you’re just using it for your organization’s
internal operations. But, if you’re dealing with the public,
you’ll want a commercial certificate that verifies that you
are who you say you are."
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