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Configuring SSL Termination on Rackspace Cloud Load Balancers

Rackspace Cloud recently introduced SSL termination on Cloud Load Balancers. As of right now, there is no way to implement this feature through the control panel and it is only available via the API. This tutorial will guide you through how to setup SSL termination via the API.

Things you will need:

  • Your private key
  • Your certificate
  • Your CA’s intermediate certificate (optional, but recommended)
  • curl
  • tidy (optional, but it makes reading the return XML much nicer)
  • SSL termination API documentation

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