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SSL Certificates

An SSL certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates the identity of a Web site and encrypts information that is sent to the server using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL certificates—built around stringent, industry-leading authentication measures—allow Web site owners to secure all online transactions with up to 256-bit encryption. An SSL certificate on a Web site ensures that sensitive data is safe from prying eyes.

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Installing an SSL: Server Instructions

Learn how to install an SSL on your Web server.

Install SSL Certificates

We have instructions to install certificates on the following types of servers:

Generating a CSR and Installing an SSL Certificate in Tomcat 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x
Generating a CSR and Installing an SSL Certificate on SonicWALL UTM Devices
Installing an SSL Certificate – lighttpd
Installing an SSL Certificate – Nginx
Installing an SSL Certificate in Apache (CentOS)
Installing an [...]

What is an intermediate certificate?

Learn about intermediate certificates.

Which SSL do I need?

Answer these four questions to figure out which SSL you need.

What is a Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL Certificate?

Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL certificates secure multiple domains and hostnames within a domain, and are ideal for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007, or other Enterprise Applications.

What is a Wildcard SSL certificate?

Wildcard SSL certificates secure the website URL, and unlimited subdomains at the same level.

What are SSL Certificates?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates encrypt information sent between a visitor and the secured webpage.

Verifying Your SSL Certificate Request

After requesting your certificate (more info), we validate that you control the domain name which you’re trying to secure.

We’ll email you requesting any information we need, but this is a list of the things we verify.

Standard Assurance

We verify you own the domain name by checking publicly accessible records in [...]

Renewing Your SSL Certificate

Renewing your SSL is a multiple-step process that varies depending on your certificate type and where you host your website. Even if your SSL auto-renewed, you must still apply the renewal credit and complete a renewal request through your account.

How does an SSL certificate work?

SSL certificates enable your browser and the website’s server to build a secure, encrypted connection to ensure safe Internet transactions.

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