How to install an SSL certificate for my secure site?

From your domain control panel under SSL manager, click on “Private Keys (KEY)”, scroll down to “Generate a New Key” section and from the drop down select your domain or enter the Host name like “www.domain.com“ or “secure.domain.com“, key size (2048 bit) and hit generate. The private key will look something like the following. You may want to save it to a text file for future use at this point.

 

-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----

MIICXQIBAAKBgQDUDhQg7SRd4iBqJ2/Tt66zPj4tBeOz6fED8lPjl8gFqFfRk1pK U7ZuDrfNjiyTrL+3RMIW68V/CVPnA3SSEdSgWsQaZ71zNjAn3knyo0a7g0pUPCLd 0/d9GFE2lBI4R+9luDXepWkIeilQySVJxcoYBb9tKYb0CHqCZkgyxeuGZwIDAQAB AoGAJXqDhjpDhjBUKE7mDdZWEyn6FT0IPKEpTthCiWQnHxDczJati5t2D8ecJsFt EYCjtcF6SFDNbCF66caLkNGD8a0TwT5go63lDbi2ny5kkVJ0S/0ePeIzXhdefapI Fq2yqPXLSnXPwp6cObY55uzIPBgxSj5HwqyDIufasbv6BNkCQQDwAQqA6jha0G9Z iDq5su/xif9QUdnQpwZU7R9oaiBxn1nrSWfLjE53NR1g0lbNP9lN8Vc+l7u70CbZ a2+hSGRlAkEA4jArXueEh/J7dSrsViUNNbrL7YNfoqjXPdHSrvdZdfcj0IryjM/g ThRwh6Zx1vFDG1GlNdX7LuYtP4Q2E9LU2wJBAKg2QpNaFcdooTJiLa6rgEqNCrnT tFLuTZzGWSYIg9a+9fnXh/z8yJ36Ry3uHlJatsZPKXPASx72Y9Qs3Z9vqpUCQGC/ Oc3eOVHs5eG3+l7eekgBHjj5eG6ayXYnyXYNVraefzM0O4r/X3IGTBu5lffaOln1 EjV00Xu9+JyycG8KPwECQQCcUrL1d/eGBqdnvcJq204WWYhQZgcReDPxW4tELVIK D0EN3m12tjXOOSeAQt3IkSYHqm6KweaYHLfhZ0Q3fq

-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----

 

Now go back to SSL Manager and click on “Certificate Signing Requests (CSR)” and fill out the form with your site information then click generate. You’ll be presented with the Certificate Signing Request, again, save the CSR to a text file for future use.

 

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----

MIICADCCAWkCAQAwgaIxCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVTMRMwEQYDVQQIEwpOZXcgSmVyc2V5 MRQwEgYDVQQHEwtKZXJzZXkgQ2l0eTEVMBMGA1UEChMMQnV5aHR0cCwgTExDMRow GAYDVQQLExFUZWNobmljYWwgU3VwcG9ydDETMBEGA1UEAxMKbWF1aGFiLmNvbTEg MB4GCSqGSIb3DQEJARYRYnV5aHR0cEBnbWFpbC5jb20wgZ8wDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEB BQADgY0AMIGJAoGBANQOFCDtJF3iIGonb9O3rrM+Pi0F47Pp8QPyU+OXyAWoV9GT WkpTtm4Ot82OLJOsv7dEwhbrxX8JU+cDdJIR1KBaxBpnvXM2MCfeSfKjRruDSlQ8 It3T930YUTaUEjhH72W4Nd6laQh6KVDJJUnFyhgFv20phvQIeoJmSDLF64ZnAgMB AAGgHTAbBgkqhkiG9w0BCQIxDhMMQnV5aHR0cCwgTExDMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBBAUA A4GBAF/XJ3sipTZdpx3hV+IY1h85tTD/vm1sf4XXh+IFOnW7gEWYcpJl/cG9EN1Y 8rKq2YEpR+ataWz6ziJnVnmD/bZFgrN/K8ER3cLLra1TcawyVTVd29IE5fnfYv48 NvgoSWBV5MNON6RXG/1/X3+Ku7IuBba+GBgZPTSoNsKU55Uo

-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----

 

Now you have everything ready to place your certificate order, just follow the instruction provided by your certificate provider to complete your order and receive your certificate.

Server Type: Apache + ModSSL or cPanel

If you are a shared hosting customer, please open a ticket providing your secure domain URL and attach/paste the certificate and private key to the ticket, for VPS, Cloud and Dedicated customers use "Install an SSL Certificate on a Domain" option in WHM under "SSL/TLS" section and past your certificate and private key in the proper field.

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