Apache httpd proxy accepts new self-signed certificates that are not in the trust store

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  • After expiration we changed the server certificate of one of out backend servers using a self-signed certificate. We expected the Apache httpd proxy to issue errors forcing us to add the new certificate to the trust store of the proxy. However there were no errors at all.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
  • Rde Hat JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
  • Apache httpd

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