Knowledgebase : SSL FAQ
When it comes to hosting a website on a shared server, there is always quite a common controversial issue: Is it necessary to have a dedicated IP address for your website and why, if you just can use a shared one? Using dedicated IP address provides wi...
SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, an encryption technology that was created by Netscape. SSL creates an encrypted connection between your web server and your visitors' web browser allowing for private information to be transmitted without the...
Not all communication needs to be encrypted but you should seriously consider using SSL encryption in these situations: * Encrypt any pages on your website that transmits financial information like credit cards * Encrypt any pages on your website...
GENERATING A CSR USING CPANEL Please follow the instructions below to generate the CSR code in your cPanel account: GENERATE PRIVATE KEY: 1. Log in to your cPanel account. 2. Locate and click on SSL/TLS Manager in SECURITY section. 3. Click on...
INSTALLING A SSL CERTIFICATE ON YOUR SERVER, USING CPANEL 11 IF THE CERTIFICATE SIGNING REQUEST WAS NOT CREATED YET, PLEASE CHECK THIS ARTICLE FOR THE INSTRUCTIONS ON CSR GENERATION. After the certificate has been issued, and sent to you by the C...
1. Open the ZIP file containing your certificate. Save the file named your_domain_name.cer to the desktop of the web server you are securing. 2. From the Start screen, click or search for Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager and open it. 3...
Create the CSR code for the certificate activation please follow the steps from this article [1] If you already have an SSL certificate issued, proceed with the installation steps below: * Log in to your Plesk Panel * Go to the WEBSITES & DOMA...
A trust seal is a logo that you can display on your web site that verifies that you have been validated by a particular certificate provider and are using their SSL certificate to secure your site. It can be displayed on secure and non-secure pages and...
EMAIL CERTIFICATES, also known as _SMIME certificates_, are digital certificates that can be used to sign and encrypt email messages. When you sign an email using an email certificate, only the person that you sent it to can decrypt and read the email....
A Multi-domain SSL Certificate can secure your main domain + several SAN (Subject Alternative Name) domain names in one Certificate. Multi-domain Certificates are often used for Unified Communications (UC) to secure Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server, Off...
GENERATING CSR IN PLESK 12 Please follow the instructions below to generate the CSR code in your Plesk 12 Panel: * Log in to your Plesk Panel * Go to the WEBSITES & DOMAINS tab and select the domain you want to secure. * Click on _'Secure Yo...
APACHE SSL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Save the primary and intermediate certificates to a folder on the server with the private key. Open the Apache configuration file in a text editor. Apache configuration files are usually found in /etc/httpd. The m...
A certificate authority is an entity which issues digital certificates to organizations or people after validating them. Certification authorities have to keep detailed records of what has been issued and the information used to issue it, and are audit...
A wildcard certificate can secure an unlimited number of first level sub domains on a single domain name. For example, you could get a wildcard certificate with *.yourdomain.com as the common name. This certificate would secure www.yourdomain.com, mail...
An EV certificate is a new type of certificate that is designed to prevent phishing attacks. It requires extended validation of your business and authorization to order the certificate and can take a few days to a few weeks to receive. It provides even...
Depending on the type of SSL Certificate, you can secure from one to 100 domains. COMODO Multi-Domain SSL Certificates secure from three to 100 domain names. GEOTRUST True BusinessID cover five to 25 domains. VERISIGN and THAWTE Certificates secure...
Most SSL server certificates will only secure a single domain name or sub-domain. For example, a certificate could secure www.yourdomain.com or mail.yourdomain.com but not both. The certificate will still work on a different domain name but the web bro...
The certificate that you purchase to secure your web site must be digitally signed by another certificate that is already in the trusted store of your user's web browsers. By doing this, the web browser will automatically trust your certificate because...