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  1. gallot

    gallot Active Member

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    I noticed that clients are still able to install SSL Certificate using the shared IP. Now, the problem is when other clients try to access their site using https, they are redirected to this site with the SSL certificate. Anybody knows how to fix this?

    Thanks.
     
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    SSL Certificates REQUIRES a dedicated IP .. So, every virtual 'hosting' account which will use an SSL Certificate will need a dedicated IP to operate properly.
     
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    Yeah, but why was this client able to install the certificate using the shared IP? This should not be the case then.
     
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    Isn't he the first one to install the certificate on the main 'Shared' IP ?! ..
     
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    Yes this is the only one that installed The SSL on the shared IP. Can this be a bug in cPanel?
     
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    Ok, to make my point clear, Every IP will hold only 1 SSL Certificate, even if it was your main shared IP, and since this guy was the first one to setup an SSL Certificate on your main shared IP, then no one else will be able to use the SSL facility on this IP 'i.e https on port 443', Still, they'll be able to use the normal 'http' on the same IP.

    Furthermore, whenever a customer tries to use 'https' on that IP 'or any site hosted on it' he'll be redirected to your previous customer 'https' website, which is exactly what you are facing now.
     
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    Thanks Compubuster. I got it clearly now.

    I hope there will be a function to disallow installing SSL on a shared IP in cPanel. :( or maybe there's a turnaround in doing this, aside from what become obvious of purchasing a SSL for your shared IP to disallow clients to use it for their SSL. It could have been ok but other clients are redirected to this site when using or accidentally use https.
     
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    In WHM, you can prevent customers from installing an SSL Certificate from 'Packages -> Feature Manager -> Edit a Feature List 'select default' -> uncheck 'SSL Manager & SSL Host Installer'.

    Then, you can create another 'Feature List' with the 'SSL Manager & SSL Host Installer' options enabled, and use your new 'Feature List' ONLY with your dedicated IP(s) customers.
     
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    Thank you again Compubuster! Excuse me for not seeing it. :)
     
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    np at all .. we are all here to help each other ;)
     
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