How to Install SSL

SSL installation

Why SSL
Anywhere where sensitive information is to be exchanged e.g. log in forms, contact forms, credit cards e.t.c

Types of SSL, refer:  https://eacdirectory.co.ke/ssl.php

Note: SSL can be installed on sub domain or main domain


1. Create an email address [email protected]n

2. Login to the client area- services-SSL certificate

3. Click on certificate Enrollment



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4. Enter the email address of Email address of the person who will approve the request([email protected])



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5. Login to cpanel and under security-SSL/TLS manager generate the CSR



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6. Fill up the Certificate Signing Request. Note paraphrase should be natasha



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7. Copy the Encoded Certificate Signing Request to a notepad


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8. Copy the Encoded Key and save it somewhere.



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9. Go back to the client area and paste the csr



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10. Click on  Enroll certificate

11. Login to [email protected] for Domain Control Validation

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12. Copy the validation code given, then Click on the link provided To permit the issuance of the certificate


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13. Go back to your mailbox([email protected]) to receive the SSL certificate


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14. Copy and paste the ssl certificate on a notepad

15. Go back to cpanel - security - SSL/TLS manager - Install and Manage SSL

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16. Paste the ssl on the crt and also paste the private key we copied earlie

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17. Click on Install certificate and get successful installation notices.


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Your SSL certificate is now installed.

 
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