The link mentioned by Subimage was right on the money for me. It suggested changing the virtual host tag, ie, from
<VirtualHost myserver.example.com:443> to
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
_default_resolved the error.
That fixed my problem. It’s rare that I google an error message and get the first hit with the right answer! 🙂
In addition to the above, these are some other solutions that other folks have found were causing the issue:
- Make sure that your SSL certificate is not expired
- Try to specify the Cipher: