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If you do not wish to purchase a dedicated SSL certificate for your website, you have the option of using a shared SSL. If enabled, you will use a special URL for any pages that you want to be secured via this SSL. This URL functions as a proxy to the sit...
If you do not wish to purchase a dedicated SSL certificate for your website, you have the option of using a shared SSL. If enabled, you will use a special URL for any pages that you want to be secured via this SSL. This URL functions as a proxy to the sit...
Q: WHAT IS AN SSL CERTIFICATE? DO I NEED ONE? A: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol which enables data encryption between servers, websites, and web clients. SSL allows sensitive information such as credit card numbers or login credentials...
When your website has an SSL installed, you may want to also add a site seal to show your visitors that the site traffic is encrypted and protected. A visitor to the website will then be able to click the seal image to validate the SSL. To add the site se...
Before ordering an SSL certificate, you must first have a certificate signing request (CSR). When this CSR is generated, it will be paired with a private key. The private key is then used for installation of the SSL certificate on your web server. If you ...
Self-signed certificates offer the same protection as signed certificates. They simply are not verified by an oustide Certificate Authority. They are great for testing servers or for when you are creating a website that you need to test over an https:// c...
If you order an SSL certificate through HostMySite, our control panel can automatically generate the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for you. However, if you wish to order an SSL certificate from another provider, you can generate a CSR from your contro...
SSL files like the Certificate, Private Keys and even Certificate Authority (CA) files can be stored in the Control Panel for later access if needed. Anyone with Account Administrator access can store, retrieve and manage them. This article will show you ...
The following article explains how to order your own private SSL certificate via the HostMySite Control Panel. The certificate is ordered through a company called Trustwave (formerly XRamp). Certificates may be purchased in 1 or 3 year increments where, i...
You can install your site's SSL certificate in a few simple steps within the customer control panel. Before doing so, you will need to obtain the following: * Ability to update DNS records for domain * Private Key * Certificate * Chain Certifica...
You can install your site's SSL certificate in a few simple steps within the customer control panel. Before doing so, you will need to obtain the following: * Ability to update DNS records for domain * Private Key * Certificate * Chain Certifica...
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