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How to install your ssl digital certificate


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How to install your ssl digital certificate

  1. 1. How to install your SSL Digital Certificate To Genarate csr and key openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout domain.key -out domain.csr Vew details of CSR: openssl req -noout -text -in domain.csr Simple Steps to enrollment ssl certificate When you enollment your certificate then CA company give you .crt file Many company® offers a full range of SSL certificates with fast delivery. This guide will show you how to purchase your Thawte SSL certificate in seven simple steps. Purchasing a Thawte SSL Certificate in 7 Simple Steps Step 1 Select a SSL certificate and validity period Step 2 Enter Technical Contact details Step 3 Enter your Certificate Signing request (CSR) Step 4 Tell us about your organization Step 5 Designate key points of contact Step 6 Enter your payment information Step 7 Confirm your order and await validation Submitting Your Enrollment Order Step 1. Select a SSL Certificate and Validity Period Select the SSL certificate you want to purchase, along with the length of time you want the SSL certificate SSL Certificates will be available for download when validation and processing are complete. (The SSL certificate itself is a text file; it is encrypted data that your web server will be able to understand when installed as a digital certificate.) Before you begin the installation, make a back-up of your certificate that you can keep in a safe place. This makes re-securing your server much easier if your server crashes.
  2. 2. Need to check ssl modules in /etc/httpd/modules 1 Copy the Certificate files to your server. Download your Intermediate (DigiCertCA.crt) and Primary Certificate (your_domain_name.crt) files from your Customer Area, then copy them to the directory on your server where you will keep your certificate and key files. Make them readable by root only. 2 Find the Apache config file to edit. The location and name of this file can vary from server to server -- Especially if you use a special interface to manage your server configuration. Apache configuration files are typically found in /etc/httpd. The main configuration file is usually named httpd.conf. In some cases the <VirtualHost> blocks will be at the bottom of this httpd.conf file. Sometimes you will find the <VirtualHost> blocks in their own files under a directory like /etc/httpd/vhosts.d/ or /etc/httpd/sites/ or in a file called ssl.conf. If you open the file with a text editor, you should be able to find <VirtualHost> blocks which contain
  3. 3. Apache settings. 3 Configure the <VirtualHost> block for the SSL-enabled site. Below is a very simple example of a virtual host configured for SSL. The parts listed in bold are the parts that must be added for SSL configuration: <VirtualHost> DocumentRoot /var/www/html2 ServerName SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile /path/to/your_domain_name.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /path/to/your_private.key SSLCertificateChainFile /path/to/DigiCertCA.crt </VirtualHost> BY P@W@n Kumar 9716303072