The features in this interface allow you to generate and manage SSL certificates, signing requests, and keys, which enhance your website's security. They are useful for websites that regularly work with sensitive information, such as login credentials and credit card numbers. Encryption protects visitors' communications from malicious users.
As of cPanel & WHM version 68, we only support Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol version 1.2.
We will onlysupport applications that use TLSv1.2.
We strongly recommend that your hosting provider enable TLSv1.2 for your account.
CAA (Certificate Authority Authentication) records in the domain's zone file restrict which CAs (Certificate Authority) may issue certificates for that domain.
If no CAA records exist for a domain, all CAs can issue certificates for that domain.
If conflicting CAA records already exist, remove the existing CAA records or add one for the desired CA.
For example, a CAA record for Sectigo® would resemble the following example, where example.com represents the domain name:
example.com. 86400 IN CAA 0 issue "sectigoca.com"
You can manage CAA records through cPanel's Zone Editor interface (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor). For more information about a CA's requirements, read their documentation.
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