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Using Apache to intercept HTTPS traffic

Due to the increase in processing power available, the use of SSL has become more widespread. This is obviously a good thing, especially with UK ISPs spying on ( and annoyingly, replaying ) web traffic recently, however this can be a showstopper when trying to debug a misbehaving application.

To get around this, and allow us to see what exactly an application, or even a web browser is doing, we can use Apache ( with mod_proxy and mod_dumpio ) to perform a man-in-the-middle attack , and view the traffic.
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