Install SSL Certificates in a Windows Server

Reading Time: 4 minutes About SSL SSL Certificates secure the web today using Transport Layer Security (TLS). This is a network protocol which encrypts the data between the web server and the visitor. Most websites today are using SSL, and you can see this every time a website starts with https:// instead of http://. This indicates the website is [ Read More ]

How To Order or Renew an SSL Certificate in Manage

Reading Time: 3 minutes Preflight Check This article assumes that you wish to order an SSL certificate through your Manage customer dashboard, or renew a certificate which you previously ordered through Manage. For new certificates (non-renewals), you will first need to obtain a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). If you prefer, you can easily generate a CSR through cPanel or [ Read More ]

Plesk: How To Maintain Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificates

Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority from the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). It enables anyone to install a free trusted SSL certificate on their website and benefit from the enhanced security an encrypted connection provides. Unlike a self-signed SSL certificate, which also is free and secure (but not verified), a [ Read More ]

OCSP SSL Certificate Error Solved

Reading Time: 2 minutes Preflight Check These instructions are intended specifically for solving the error: “sec_error_ocsp_try_server_later”. This error can be displayed anytime a user visits a secure website using the https:// protocol in Firefox or Internet Explorer. It does not indicate a problem with the site itself, but occurs due to a change in the method these specific browsers [ Read More ]

How to Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate on CentOS

Reading Time: 3 minutes An SSL certificate is an electronic ‘document’ that is used to bind together a public security key and a website’s identity information (such as name, location, etc.) by means of a digital signature. The ‘document’ is issued by a certificate provider such as GlobalSign, Verisign, GoDaddy, Comodo, Thawte, and others. For more information, visit the [ Read More ]

How to Create a Self-signed SSL Certificate on Ubuntu

Reading Time: 3 minutes An SSL certificate is an electronic ‘document’ that is used to bind together a public security key and a website’s identity information (such as name, location, etc.) by means of a digital signature. The ‘document’ is issued by a certificate provider such as GlobalSign, Verisign, GoDaddy, Comodo, Thawte, and others. For more information, visit the [ Read More ]

Install an SSL Certificate on a Domain Using cPanel

Reading Time: 7 minutes Installing a new SSL certificate for a website can be a tedious, time consuming task. Because SSL certificates serve such a vital purpose (securing a website for things like stores, banks, etc), we must pay close attention when setting them up to ensure that every detail is 100% correct. This guide will show you how [ Read More ]

What is an SSL Certificate?

Reading Time: < 1 minute SSL is used for a variety of purposes. For this article, we will be discussing SSL as it used in a website certificate to secure browsing by a remote client. An SSL certificate is an electronic “document” that is used to bind together a public security key and a website’s identity information (such as name, [ Read More ]