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Manage Service SSL Certificates
- Login to WHM
- Click Manage Service SSL Certificates, located in the Service Configuration section.
- Choose the appropriate service for the SSL Certificate.
- Click Install new Certificate, located under the Action column.
- Copy and Past the required .crt and .key files. Note: If you need to decrypt your .key file please use the following command:
- If your provided with a ca bundle you should copy and paste it in the last field.
- Review your certificate information, scroll to the top and click Submit
openssl rsa -in ssl.key -out unenc.key
It is recommended that after your SSL certificate is installed it is recommended that you enable Always redirect to SSL, in the Tweak Settings section. To see how to do this please do the following:
- Login to WHM
- From the left hand side of the page, click Tweak Settings
- Choose the Redirection tab.
- Ensure that Always redirect to SSL is Enabled and SSL redirect destination is set to Default
Now when you login to WHM you should be redirected to use the new subdomain associated with your SSL Certificate.
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