Installing SSL Certificate from CPanel



Many People wonder that how to install a SSL certificate on your web site.
As most of the users have cpanel websites i am going to tell you all today that how to install ssl certificate from the cpanel.


Installing SSL Certificate From CPanel
Note that to Install SSL Certificate Your CPanel host should have enabled SSL/TLS Manager in Your Cpanel.


Step 1:
Go to Your website.com/cpanel or Open Cpanel of your website.

Step 2:
Login into the Cpanel .

Step 3:
In the Search Bar on the left type SSL/TLS Manager or Select the SSL/TLS Manager from the Security Tab.


Here You Can See
SSL/TLS Manager in the CPanel , If you Do not see it , it means your host does not provide you feature to install SSL from CPanel. Send Request to you Admin to enable SSL

Step 4:
Under the Section Private Keys , Select Generate, view, upload, or delete your private keys.

Step 5:
Fill up the form by entering Host name and KEYS and Click Generate.

Step 6:
Return to the SSL Manager.

Step 7:
Go to Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests Under the Tab Certificate Signing Requests (CSR)

Step 8:
Under the Generate a New Certificate Signing Request Fill in the Details as below:
Note ALL THE ENTRIES SHOULD EXACTLY MATCH TO YOUR WHOIS DETAIL.
To check You Whois Detail of your website Go to Who.Is or Whois.net

HOST : Website Address You have choosen in Step 5.
COUNTRY: Country Code 
STATE: State Code
CITY: City Name
COMPANY: Your Company Name including INC
COMPANY DIVISION: Company Type
EMAIL: Email Used in Registration of Hosting
PASS PHRASE: Any Password For Your Certificate.

And Now Click GENERATE.
Copy the SSL Signing Request .

Sample Certificate :

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
GIICBzCCAXACAQAwgZYxCzAJBgNVBAYTAklOMRIwEAYDVQQIDAlUYW1pbG5hZHUx
EDAOBgNVBAcMB0NoZW5uYWkxETAPBgNVBAoMCDlsZXNzb25zMREwDwYDVQQLDAhz
b2Z0d2FyZTEaMBgGA1UEAwwXV2VjdXJlLmRvbWFpbi5jb20xHzAdBgkqhkiG9w0B
CQEWEGFkbWluQGRvbWFpbi5jb20wgZ8wDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEBBQADgY0AMIGJAoGB
AKXUU6ccqfgVUliKR0S8OsKD8NGhsTH5zOneU5uOi0Ywi9mBE32v144vOc0xng53
LQkxtRCRtzbafIuB9OkHNaeEMfzfNo27kwhP1kwDP4k+pN7hYVkTTT+Wz4WOs4jP
1WHW2lmYhhCfhVjROP2nFhxVvNGu0Y6OYlAlsGhMasnNAgMBAAGgMDAWBgkqhkiG
9w0BCQIxCQwHZWdnbGFiczAWBgkqhkiG9w0BCQcxCQwHZWdnbGFiczANBgkqhkiG
9w0BAQUFAAOBgQAcIuVDoeAzFhSy020nXHpICyy13ffQAqMJEnrVjPQfDGlojBaV
HsQ2dLYENEHb6YiLd+GDwazyrxlR0v6cLlu7KPczvrBnvHH6DP42TMef8yrG8hZ2
TT1V/HCR2eq7oIND2mJdOdJgBvQa7BUy6DjqxfG8cYojbjH+jLRlgDagjA==
-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----

Copy the Signing Request to Any Text Editor and Now Return to SSL/TLS Manager.

Step 9:
Click on Generate, view, upload, or delete SSL certificates Under the tab Certificates (CRT)
and Paste the Certificate Signing Request and Fill the details as were filled earlier and Complete the Form.


Success:
You have Successfully Installed Self Signed SSL Certificate in your WebServer but you can view a security warning from the web browser as the certificate is self signed. To Remove this Security Error You have to Buy A Certificate from any SSL Provider.

Some SSL Provider:
DigiCert SSL
SSL.com
GeoTrust
StartCom SSL
COMODO SSL
Thawte SSL
BigRock SSL
GoDaddy SSL


In Case of Buying Certificate you will need to Provide them Certificate Signing Request and then in the third option of adding Certificate paste the certificate provided by your SSL provider and Complete the Form.
Your Site is Now has a HTTPS Secure Protocol Layer.

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