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SSL, where must i place my files?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Allerlei, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. Allerlei

    Allerlei Registered

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    Hello,

    I am an client on a cpanel server, and i want SSL for my website, but wehre must i place my files?
    I tried everything, asked by my host but nothing works :(
    Maybe here?

    Tom
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    Plz do not come with "in the map ssl/", i already tried this but it didn't work...
    Why this one dont work : https://www.allerleigames.nl/
    And this one does work : http://www.allerleigames.nl:443/

    just try...
     
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    Your files should still be in the same place /public_html there is no reason to change folders

    Has your host actually installed an SSL certificate for your domain or are you trying to use a shared certificate?
     
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    Re:

    I just generated a cert.
     
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    As you are a client and only have access to cPanel this is one for your host to answer.

    To have SSL you must be setup on a DedicatedIP address (Something only your host can do), you have to generate a CSR (something your host should do for you) and finally after purchasing a certificate you have to have it installed (a task best left to a Host and should be done in WHM).

    The other option is if your host has shared SSL setup on the server this would look like https://secure.hostsdomain.com/~youraccountname/

    In any case all your file remain in the same directory its just the port that changes due to the fact that you use https rather than http
     
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    My host shall look at it...
     
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