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control-panels:cpanel-whm:autossl [2018/06/12 16:06]
Daniel P.
control-panels:cpanel-whm:autossl [2019/04/05 21:06] (current)
Derrick B.
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 ====== AutoSSL ====== ====== AutoSSL ======
  
-In recent ​versions of cPanel/WHM, it is easier than ever to get an SSL Certificate ​for your domains! Since version [[https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​58Docs/​58+Release+Notes#​id-58ReleaseNotes-AutoSSL|58]],​ cPanel has had a feature called [[https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​ALD/​Manage+AutoSSL|AutoSSL]] to automatically install for you Domain-Validated (DV) SSL certificates for your domains, to use in Apache, Dovecot, and Exim.((i.e.,​ the websites and email))+In modern ​versions of cPanel/WHM, it is easier than ever to get free signed ​SSL Certificates ​for your domains! Since version [[https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​58Docs/​58+Release+Notes#​id-58ReleaseNotes-AutoSSL|58]],​ cPanel has had a feature called [[https://​documentation.cpanel.net/​display/​ALD/​Manage+AutoSSL|AutoSSL]] to automatically install for you Domain-Validated (DV) SSL certificates for your domains, to use in Apache, Dovecot, and Exim.((i.e.,​ the websites and email))
  
-The AutoSSL provided by cPanel supports both Let's Encrypt certificates and Comodo ​DV Certificates.+The cPanel's AutoSSL ​supports both Let's Encrypt certificates and certificates issued by cPanel'​s certificate authority (powered by Comodo).
  
 To find the main page for managing AutoSSL, first log into WHM. Then look for "​Manage AutoSSL"​ in the "​SSL/​TLS"​ section. You can use the search box: To find the main page for managing AutoSSL, first log into WHM. Then look for "​Manage AutoSSL"​ in the "​SSL/​TLS"​ section. You can use the search box:
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     * It must be possible for AutoSSL to create the DCV test file.     * It must be possible for AutoSSL to create the DCV test file.
     * It must be possible for AutoSSL to create the redirect exclusions in order for the DCV test file to be findable.     * It must be possible for AutoSSL to create the redirect exclusions in order for the DCV test file to be findable.
-    * It must be possible for an http or https request to successfully reach the DCV test file.+    * It must be possible for an ''​http'' ​or ''​https'' ​request to successfully reach the DCV test file.
   * Either the domain must not have a non-AutoSSL certificate,​ or the "Allow AutoSSL to replace invalid or expiring non-AutoSSL certificates"​ option must be enabled.   * Either the domain must not have a non-AutoSSL certificate,​ or the "Allow AutoSSL to replace invalid or expiring non-AutoSSL certificates"​ option must be enabled.
  
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   * {{:​control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​whm-autossl-options-tab.png?​direct&​300|}}   * {{:​control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​whm-autossl-options-tab.png?​direct&​300|}}
  
-The reason that the box is not checked by default is to help prevent accidentally replacing a higher-validation-level certificate with the Domain Validated (DV) certificate generated by AutoSSL. In some cases, it might even be preferable to allow an OV (Organization Validated) or EV (Extendedly Validated) certificate to expire rather to have it replaced by one that is merely ​DV.+The reason that the box is not checked by default is to help prevent accidentally replacing a higher-validation-level certificate with the Domain Validated (DV) certificate generated by AutoSSL. In some cases, it might even be preferable to allow an OV (Organization Validated) or EV (Extendedly Validated) certificate to expire rather to have it replaced by one that is merely ​domain validated.
control-panels/cpanel-whm/autossl.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/05 21:06 by Derrick B.