captainron19

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Just wanted to clarify

Had to move to a new server and since then every time me (or someone with a domain on my server) goes to their cpanel or webmail a security warning appears telling them it is an untrusted site.

My server company told me I must get an SSL Certificate to stop this from happening. I looked around and godaddy offers SSL certificate but they have a single domain and for more of a price they offer one for multiple domains.

If I am to install on my server itself can I go ahead with just the single domain? and I assume I would install it in the WHM for my server
 

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Yes, you should ideally purchase it for your hostname, and then install it via:

"WHM Home » Service Configuration » Manage Service SSL Certificates"

Thank you.
 

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Yes, you should ideally purchase it for your hostname, and then install it via:

"WHM Home » Service Configuration » Manage Service SSL Certificates"

Thank you.


OK I purchased the SSL Cert via Godaddy but confused on what to do now. I did download the cert which when unzipped was 2 files (one of which is gd_bundle) When I go into Manage SSL Certificates - I assume I should check off all choices to install the SSL Cert (cpanel, Dovecot, EXxim, FTP)?

But then when I go into Browse Certificates it is showing 2 certificates one expires 3/18/15 and one expires 3/21/15 but they are both self signed and state that they will cause errors and warnings to be shown in browser windows. Was I supposed to upload the 2 cert files from godaddy somewhere?
 

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Thanks.... I think I got it installed but I am still receiving warnings when attempting to log into cpanel and webmail

When I click on technical details it shows me
The certificate is only valid for the following names: server1.domain.net , www.server1.domain.net (Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)

Did I do something wrong during this process?
 

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Check the following setting under the "Redirection" tab in "WHM Home » Server Configuration » Tweak Settings":

"SSL redirect destination"

Make sure it's configured to "SSL Certificate Name" so that SSL requests are routed to the correct name.

Thank you.