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Overview

This interface allows you to generate, view, upload, or delete SSL certificates.

Upload an Existing Certificate

To paste a certificate, perform the following steps:

  1. Under Upload a New Certificate heading, paste the text of the certificate in Paste the certificate below: text box.
  2. In the Description: text box, write a brief description about this certificate. 

    Note:

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  3. Click Save Certificate to upload your certificate.
  4. A success or error message will appear on a new screen.

To browse for a certificate, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Choose a certificate file (*.crt) heading, click Choose File.
  2. In the Description: text box, write a brief description about this certificate.

    Note:

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  3. Click Upload Certificate.
  4. A success or error message will appear.

 

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Generate a New Certificate

To generate a self-signed SSL certificate, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Generate a New Certificate heading, select the key from the Key menu.

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  2. Enter the appropriate information in the DomainsCityState, CountryCompanyCompany Division, Email, and Description text boxes. 

    Note:

    Domains, City, State, Country, and Company are required fields.

  3. Click Generate.

 

Important:

Self-signed certificates are reserved for intranet uses. To secure a public website, we recommend that you purchase and install a certificate from a trusted Certificate Authority. Consult your preferred search engine to locate an SSL provider. 

Delete a certificate

To delete a certificate, perform the following steps:

  1. Under Certificates on Server heading, click Delete next to the certificate.
  2. Click the Delete Certificates button to confirm. A success or error message will appear.

Edit and view details about a certificate

To edit a description or view a certificate, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Certificates on Server heading, click Edit & View next to the certificate.
  2. The interface will display the description, the encoded certificate, and the decoded certificate.
  3. In the Description: text box, enter your changes then click Update Description. A success or error message will appear.

Install a certificate

To install a certificate, click Install in the Actions column under the Certificates on Server heading.

For more information, read our Activate and Manage SSL on Your Website documentation.