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Unique certificate for Cpanel and webmail

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by hal, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. hal

    hal Member

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    Hi all

    I have searched the forum extensively, but I just cannot find the answer. I really, really hope someone can help...

    When our reseller users access WHM securely, it is our certificate that is used to provide the encryption. This is absolutely fine!

    However, when *their* users access cpanel or webmail, our certificate is also used, instead of the reseller's certificate. This is the case, even though we have installed the reseller's certificate at www.reseller.com, and the end users are accessing cpanel via https://www.reseller.com:2087.

    Is there any way for WHM to be configured so that the reseller's cert is presented to the user instead of ours? If this is not possible, a way to hack apache to resolve the problem would be appreciated.

    Many thanks for all your informed help!

    H
     
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    If the way I have expressed this question is not clear, then please let me know and I will try again.

    I would really appreciate some feedback, as I really need an answer.

    Thank you
    H
     
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    Is anyone able to offer me any advice, please?
     
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    Well, I am afraid, I don't think much of this "community" so far.

    Is there anyone out there who would be kind enough to help me, please?
     
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    You have to be patient, there's no obligation on people helping if they don't wish to.

    To answer your questions, you can only have one certificate to access the cPanel/WHM UI as it's the one installed in WHM > Change Server Certificates, etc. You can always login through a different domain but the same certificate will always be used.
     
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    Thank you for coming to my rescue, Chirpy.
    I appreciate your point about the forums, but when a post is over a week old with no replies (as mine was), it is often never answered at all. This was why I was frustrated. Appologies for that.

    I understand from what you have said that CPanel does not provide a way specifically of using a different certificate when accessing CPanel/webmail, but is it possible to have an Apache vhost configuration specifically for this reseller domain? If so, some clues about how to do this would be really appcreciated.

    Many thanks
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    No, you can't do that as the connection is passed off from apache when you access via /whm or /cpanel to the cPanel web server to which you don't have access to its configuration, so you can ultimately still only have the one certificate. You can provide them access through https://secure.somedomain.com/cpanel but it will still throw up whichever certificate is installed in the WHM option.
     
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    OK, that is understood. Thank you very much indeed for your help. ;-)
     
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