Uploading the certificate onto your domain
This is the third step in securing your IP-based site. Before
you complete this step, you need to have generated
a certificate request and requested a certificate from a Certificate
Name-based sites cannot use SSL certificates.
To load the certificate:
the certificate request and request a certificate from a Certificate
Authority if you have not done so already.
Open the email from
the Certificate Authority, and copy the contents onto your local system
into a text editor program, such as Notepad.
Once you have copied
the contents into a text editor program, leave the program open on your
Start a browser and
log in to the Site Administrator control panel.
Click the Shortcuts tab on the Home
In the shortcuts
area of the Home page, click Import
SSL Certificate (Web Server section). The Save
SSL Certificate window opens.
Copy the certificate
information from the text editor program, then paste it into the Server Certificate text box.
Copy the intermediate
certificate information from the text editor program, then paste it into
the Intermediate Certificate text
box. This is an optional field, and can be left blank if the utility does
not provide you the certificate.
To enable security
for your site, you must have your service provider restart your site's Web server.
Your site is not secure until your service provider
notifies that your site's Web server has been restarted.
Site Administrator's Help
Published May 9, 2007