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Discussion in 'Security' started by upsforum, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. upsforum

    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,


    I have 5 vps with relative hosts, so:

    vps1.mydomain.com -> IP: xx.0xx.0xx.1
    vps2.mydomain.com -> IP: xx.0xx.1xx.2
    vps3.mydomain.com -> IP: xx.0xx.15x.9
    ... etc..

    is possible use I single wildcard ssl certicate and install it on all my vps?
     
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    quietFinn Well-Known Member

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    I haven't done it by myself, but I have seen other host doing it, so it is possible.
    Just make sure you can install the certificate in more than one server.

    For ex. in Comodo's site they say:

     
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    arunsv84 Well-Known Member

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    I believe its possible.

    Cheers!!!
     
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  4. upsforum

    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    I guess that enough install the same cert on all vps?
     
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    If you want to install the certificate on multiple servers, export the private key from the original server (where you first generate and installed the wildcard certificate) and import it on the additional servers. Then, install the certificate on the new servers (vps2,vps3,vps4 etc).

    Regards
     
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  6. upsforum

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    I'm interest this ssl Cheap Comodo Positive SSL Wildcard starting at $70.43/year

    but in description is write:

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    the same ssl on this website write

    https://www.positivessl.com/ssl-positive_wildcard.php
     
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    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    Ok I solved my doubts, now I purchased a comodo wildcard positive ssl, I generated a CSR from my first vps with this hostname *.mydomainhosts.com and now look activation of cert
     
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    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    I installed my wildcard ssl on first vps but now how I can import private key, signing request and certificate on another vps?
     
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    You just need to copy the private key from the first server. You can find the key at the following location on server.

    /etc/ssl/private/yourdomainname.key or something similar.

    Just copy it from here and paste it in the box for private key while installing on other servers.

    Cheers!!!
     
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    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    Ok I solved,

    I copied these files on others vps:

    /etc/ssl/private/*.mydomain.com.key
    /etc/ssl/certs/*.mydomain.com.cabundle
    /etc/ssl/certs/*.mydomain.com.csr
    /etc/ssl/certs/*.mydomain.com.crt

    thank you for all
    Alessio
     
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    arunsv84 Well-Known Member

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    Glad to know that everything works fine now. :)
     
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    I think that on 11.38 the importing of ssl is different, I tried with same old method (descripted in this topic) not work, you have ideas?
     
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    Have you tried installing the wildcard certificate through Web Host Manager, instead of importing it manually? If so, what error/issue did you encounter with this method?

    Thank you.
     
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    At the time of SSL installation directly fetch the cert first and replace contents given by your SSL provider. I don't think they have made much differences but the change in interface.
     
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    upsforum Well-Known Member

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    these are steps:

    1) Install an SSL Certificate on a Domain, I insert CRT and KEY and install, this is result:

    You have successfully configured SSL.
    The SSL website is now active and accessible via HTTPS on this domain:
    *.myhost.net
    The SSL certificate also supports this domain, but this domain does not refer to the SSL website mentioned above:
    myhost.net
    Click “OK” to reload this page.

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    Ok i solved, I added manually in the services CRT and KEY and installed correctly
     
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