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Maximum SSL Issuance Length

Posted: 2/4/15 in About SSL Certificates

GoDaddy adheres to the industry standard of issuing certificates for no more than 39 months, which means most certificates are issued for 3 years (36 months).

If you have a certificate with an expiration date beyond April 1, 2015, issuing it or re-issuing it will shorten it expiration date as if [...]

Phasing out Intranet Names and IP Addresses in SSLs

Posted: 12/1/15 in About SSL Certificates

This article explains the limitations of using intranet names and reserved IP addresses as the Primary Name or Subject Alternative Name (SAN) in SSL certificates.


HTTPS is the secured version of HTTP, which is the protocol that lets visitors view a site and send information back to the Web server.

Understanding SSL Certificate Issuance Time Frames

This article explains how long it takes to issue a SSL certificate.

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