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How do I assign an SSL to a CNAME such as mail.mydomain.com

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by LTOTH, Sep 26, 2016.

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  1. LTOTH

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    Ugh, I cannot change the subject line. I meant to say...
    "How do I assign an SSL to an "A Record" such as mail.mydomain.com"

    I already have a dedicated IP address and an active SSL for: server.mydomain.com

    Now I want to assign another SSL to: mail.mydomain.com

    I have created the SSL for mail.mydomain.com but I cannot figure out how to assign/apply it to the CNAME "mail.mydomain.com". I have tried to do it both from the WHM and the cPanel.

    FYI, I am doing this because I have users that are sending and receiving mail using both
    "server.mydomain.com" and "mail.mydomain.com". Recently the users that were using "mail.mydomain.com" started getting a warning message that said there was a URL mismatch. Rather than deal with the numerous calls from users asking what they should do, I decided to simply purchase a second SSL certificate.
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    It's not possible to install a SSL certificate if the domain or subdomain doesn't have it's own VirtualHost. However, this behavior is fixed in cPanel version 60, per this thread:

    AutoSSL Not So Good For Email

    Thank you.
     
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