Can't seem to enable TLS SNI support (upgraded nginx and openssl)

Ian M. Evans ianevans at
Thu Dec 2 04:58:52 MSK 2010

On Wed, December 1, 2010 6:13 pm, Ian M. Evans wrote:
> Did all the steps I thought I was supposed to do to get SNI enabled but
> nginx -V still gives me this:
> nginx version: nginx/0.8.53
> built by gcc 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-59)
> TLS SNI support disabled
> configure arguments: --with-http_stub_status_module --with-http_ssl_module
> --with-debug --with-http_gzip_static_module
> I upgraded to openssl 0.9.8p
> configured with: ./config --enable-tlsext (even though it's now supposed
> to be a default that didn't work either.
> make
> make test make install
> configured nginx as above, make, make install, started the new binary shut
> down the old one.
> Any idea why it's still "TLS SNI support disabled"
> Thanks.

Egads...I just realized I was just enabling ssl but not pointing nginx to
the openssl source when I compiled it. All fixed now.

I'll just go to the corner and lick my wounds.

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