How to install an SSL certificate

Applies to:
Reseller Hosting

Difficulty:
Easy

Time Needed:
5 minutes

Introduction

This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for installing an SSL certificate on a Reseller Hosting account, via the Plesk 12.5 control panel.


Article Contents


Please note: This KB article is for Reseller Hosting accounts purchased after December 2014.



Installing an SSL Certificate


Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly you'll need to login into your Plesk 12.5 control panel, which will be at a URL similar to https://your_server_number.xenserve.com:8443/

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Domains'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Domains' option, in the left hand menu.

Choose 'Domains'

Step 3

Choose Your Site

This will bring up a list of websites you have on your Reseller Hosting account.

Locate the domain name you wish to access, then simply click on it.

Choose Your Site

Step 4

Choose 'SSL Certificates'

This will bring up a an overview of your selected domain. Please click on the link labelled 'SSL Certificates'.

Choose 'SSL Certificates'

Step 5

Choose 'Add SSL Certificate'

The 'SSL Certificates' page provides an overview of your certificates for your chosen domain. To install an SSL certificate, click on the button labelled 'Add SSL Certificate'.

Choose 'Add SSL Certificate'

Step 6

Add SSL Certificate

This will bring up a form. Fill in the form with the relevant information, then click on the button labelled 'Request'.

Once you have ordered your certificate, you can access the existing CSR in the same way as described above in order to complete installation of the individual components.

Add SSL Certificate

Enable SSL Support


Step 1

Choose 'Domains'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Domains' option, in the left hand menu.

Choose 'Domains'

Step 2

Choose Your Site

This will bring up a list of websites you have on your Reseller Hosting account.

Locate the domain name you wish to access, then simply click on it.

Choose Your Site

Step 3

Choose 'Hosting Settings'

On the domain overview page, locate the link that reads 'Hosting Settings', and click on it.

Choose 'Hosting Settings'

Step 4

Select 'SSL Support'

Locate the checkbox labelled 'SSL Support' and choose your certificate from the drop down menu.

To finish enabling SSL Support, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the button labelled 'OK' to save your changes.

Select 'SSL Support'

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