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The SSL certificate for “cpanel” on “serverxxx” will expire in less than 30 days

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  1. Israel_Paya

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    I have my server for 11 months and have received 4 messages like this:

    The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate for “cpanel” on “serverxxx” will expire in less than 30 days

    The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate for “ftp” on “serverxxx” will expire in less than 30 days

    The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate for “dovecot” on “serverxxx” will expire in less than 30 days

    The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate for “cpanel” on “serverxxx” will expire in less than 30 days

    I went to WHM “Manage Service SSL Certificates” and they are there. On the right, I have 3 options: Restore the certificate; Details of the certificate; Apply certificate to other service.

    What shall I do now? Thank you.
     
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    Actually, the link is titled: Reset Certificate and is the one you want to use on all expiring Certs. Click that link to the right of all expiring certs one at a time and you should be good to go.
     
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    Thank you for your quick reply. When I clic on Reset, a popup message appears saying that if I continue with the restore, a new auto-signed certificate will be generated, asking me to obtain other certificate of a certification idendity to replace the auto-signed certificate. That is something I have never done. Shall I do that? How should I proceed? Sorry if I am using not proper words in English, but I am translating from Spanish.

    Thank you in advance.
     
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    Under normal circumstances you should be fine. You will get a notice in your browser afterward about the new self signed cert being unsafe. Like the one you got the first time you ever accessed that server 11 months ago.
     
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    Perfect. Thank you so much indeed for your help.
    To be honest, I would like to have a signed certificate, especially for my clients, for them not to have to see the screen ... site not secure and whatever. I think it is always better. What should I do to get a signed certificate and install in WHM & cPanel? Thank you.
     
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    Thank you so much. It is a great help.
     
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