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autoSSL issue with existing wildcard certificate

Discussion in 'Security' started by chuckcintron, Jun 27, 2018.

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  1. chuckcintron

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    I have a domain running Wordpress multisite, which needs a wildcard *.mymultisite.com certificate, since my customers can create any subdomain they want.

    Later, the subdomain is mapped to the client's real domain name (e.g. myclientsite.com). I then attempt to enable autoSSL by creating an add-on domain.

    When autoSSL runs, the existing wildcard certificate gets installed because it matches the servername value. autoSSL won't issue an new certificate to cover the add-on domain because it won't uninstall/replace the valid, non-autoSSL wildcard certificate. So I end up with this:

    myclient.mymultisite.com: covered by existing wildcard cert, validated as secure.
    myclient.com: domain name does not match certificate, unsecure.
    www.myclient.com: domain name does not match certificate, unsecure.

    Is there a way to get around this and get autoSSL to handle the add-on domain names?
     
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