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SSL Installation of Self-Signed Certificate

SSL Installation of Self-Signed Certificate

  1. Log into your cPanel

  2. Open the TLS/SSL Manager tool, located in the Security section of the cPanel.

 

 

Generate a Private Keys (KEY)

  1. Click on Generate, view, upload, or delete your private keys
  2. Under the Generate a New Key section, select the desired domain from the drop-down list and select Key Size 2048 or 1024
  3. Press the Generate button
  4. Your private key will be displayed. Click Return to SSL Manager

Generate a Certificate Signing Requests (CSR)

  1. Back in the SSL Manager page, click Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests.
  2. Host: Choose your Main Domain Name
  3. Country: Enter the 2 digit code for the country in which you reside.
  4. State: Enter your State or Locality (Do not abbreviate).
  5. City: Enter the City (Do not abbreviate).
  6. Company: Enter your Company Name.
  7. Company Division: (Optional) You may use this to distinguish between departments.
  8. Email: Enter the address the certificate should be sent to.
  9. Pass Phrase: Enter a phrase to use for the passphase (password).
  10. Press the Generate button.
  11. If you have entered valid information, you will be shown your CSR. (if it looks blank, click back and correct any information)

Add your Certificate (CRT)

  1. Return to the SSL manager and click Generate, view, upload, or delete SSL certificates
  2. Either paste your SSL Cert in the box or click the Upload button to upload the crt file.
  3. Click the Generate button.

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