How to install your SSL Digital Certificate
To Genarate csr and key
openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout domain.key -out
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.
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 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:
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