The features in this interface allow you to generate and manage SSL certificates, signing requests, and keys, which enhance your website's security. They are useful for websites that regularly work with sensitive information, such as login credentials and credit card numbers. Encryption protects visitors' communications from malicious users.

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The following provide more information about the sections of this interface:

  • Private Keys - KEY — Generate, view, upload, or delete private keys.
  • Certificate Signing Requests - CSR — Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests.
  • Certificates - CRT— Generate, view, upload, or delete SSL certificates.

  • Install and Manage SSL for your site HTTPS — Set up an SSL certificate for the site.

  • Manage Certificate Sharing— Change your site's certificate sharing permissions.

SSL certificate creation privileges

The following table describes a user's privileges to create a SSL certificate:

User Type
Website owners Website owners can only create SSL certificates on domains that they own and use a dedicated IP address.
Reseller Resellers can create SSL hosts on any IP address that a reseller dedicates, except to an SSL resource.
Reseller with rootprivileges The root user, or a reseller with root privileges, can create an SSL certificate on any available IP address on the server, except to an SSL resource.


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