SSL proxy connection fails with error "failed to enable ssl support" after upgrade

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After upgrading the version of the Apache webserver it is dropping the calls without sending to the proxied backend server. The error_log at debug level shows:

    [Tue Aug 20 11:15:26.935694 2019] [proxy:debug] [pid 29894] proxy_util.c(2302): AH00942: HTTPS: has acquired connection for (
    [Tue Aug 20 11:15:26.935703 2019] [proxy:debug] [pid 29894] proxy_util.c(2355): [client] AH00944: connecting to
    [Tue Aug 20 11:15:26.936695 2019] [proxy:debug] [pid 29894] proxy_util.c(2564): [client] AH00947: connected /myapplication to
    [Tue Aug 20 11:15:26.937115 2019] [proxy:debug] [pid 29894] proxy_util.c(3033): AH02824: HTTPS: connection established with (
    [Tue Aug 20 11:15:26.937134 2019] [proxy:error] [pid 29894] AH00961: HTTPS: failed to enable ssl support for (


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7+
  • Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL)
    • 2.0+
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
    • 3.0+
  • JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
    • 2.4.23+
  • Apache httpd
    • 2.4

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