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Wilcard SSL with different IP on different server

Discussion in 'Security' started by Jon Aisi, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. Jon Aisi

    Jon Aisi Registered

    Jul 24, 2018
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    Hi guys, excuse me if i'm asking basking questions.,

    I've purchased a Wilcard SSL certificate and am using it on my domain ex. "". Then created a subdomain through cpanel ex. "" and cpanel automatically creates a direcotry public_html/sub

    So now, I have a main domain:, and a subdomain: has the IP of, and I want the to point to a different IP and server that is located accross the globe: ex., so I then changed it in the zone editor to point it to

    And now,
    •'s IP is,
    •'s IP is

    I installed the Wildcard SSL certificate for through Cpanel's TLS/SSL, but it doesnt work for the The browser says that it's not secure when connecting to through https (it says it uses a self-signed certificate), but works with http.

    Can anybody help what I'm doing wrong?
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello @Jon Aisi,

    SSL certificates are installed on a single IP address. Using the same SSL certificate on multiple IP addresses isn't supported, nor is the use of multiple IP addresses on a single cPanel account.

    If you want to point a specific subdomain to another server, then you'd delete it as a subdomain in cPanel and instead simply create the "A" record for it using cPanel >> Zone Editor. It's SSL certificate should then be installed on the server that's hosting it's website contents.

    Thank you.
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