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Add separate SSL just for the mail. sub domains?

Discussion in 'Security' started by WebHostPro, Mar 21, 2018.

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  1. WebHostPro

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    Hi, we have a customer that wants a separate SSL cert for the mail. sub domain. As far as I can tell the mail. sub domain is created and required by cPanel for the main account so there is no place to add a separate SSL just for it.

    I was wondering if there is a new option available we are missing that might allow this.

    I realize you can make a sub domain it's own full cPanel account and add a SSL. I just don't think you can do this with the mail. sub domain because it's built into cPanel's account creation system.
     
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    Hello,

    It's possible to exclude the "mail" alias from AutoSSL using the SSL/TLS Status option in cPanel:

    SSL TLS Status - Version 70 Documentation - cPanel Documentation

    You'd then need to setup "mail.domain.tld" using the Subdomains option in cPanel. This generates a separate virtual host for the subdomain, which allows you to then install a separate SSL certificate for it.

    Thank you.
     
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    Interesting, so you can set up a sub domain for the "mail.domain.tld" even though it's already made by cPanel.

    Perfect, thanks!
     
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