Backend refuses all https connections from Apache httpd proxy

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  • When configured to proxy through https, backend just closes the connection after Apache httpd sends ClientHello. Error log shows:

    [Mon Mar 18 10:48:15.693723 2019] [proxy_http:error] [pid 12132] (103)Software caused connection abort: [client] AH01102: error reading status line from remote server mybackend:443, referer:


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7
  • Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL)
    • 2.0+
  • Apache httpd
    • 2.4

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