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How to automatically install an SSL

An SSL certificate is a feature that allows your website to transfer information securely over the internet. It is essential if you plan on collecting personal information like credit card information on your website. You can add one to your account by following the steps below. This article will show you how to purchase and install an SSL certificate on your account if you have hosting for the account and plan on using UK2 nameservers.

Step 1: Purchase an SSL Certificate
  1. Click on the SSL tab in CHI

2. Select the Certificate you want to purchase.

3. Enter your domain name.

4. Finish the checkout process.

Step 2: Configure your SSL Certificate
  1. Click on the SSL tab in CHI.

  2. Click the “configure” button next to the domain for which you just purchased the SSL.

  3. Fill in your hostname in the field and click “proceed.”

    ssl proceed

  4. Confirm your hostname and click “Yes, please install automatically.”

    confirm hostname

  5. Verify the certificate details. These details will be used by EV to authenticate your information through a callback.

    proceed ssl

These details will automatically be pulled in from your account details. If the information is correct, click “proceed.”

Step 3: Allow time for the certificate to validate
  1. After the certificate details have been verified, the account with go through a few validation steps. First, it will validate with Comodo. Then an SSL will be generated. These processes can take several hours to complete, but you can check the status of your certificate at any time from the status screen.

    validation certificate

  2. When the validation has been completed, the status page will inform you that your SSL certificate has been successfully installed.

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If you run into any issues, please contact our support team.

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