Creating a Temporary Certificate

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The only difference between temporary and permanent certificates is that temporary certificates are generated by your control panel, not trusted Certificate Authorities. Thus, when visitors enter your site, they will get the "unknown certification authority" warning window.
 

To generate a new temporary SSL private key and certificate, do the following:
 

1.

Select Domain info in the Domain Settings menu.

2.

Click the Edit icon in the Web Service field.

3.

Enable SSL for the domain in the list.

4.

Agree to charges, if any.

5.

Click the link at the top of the form that appears.

6.

On the page that appears, confirm your details by clicking the Submit button:
 

 

 

 

 

This data will be used to generate the certificate. Do not make changes to the data if you are not sure about the purpose of these changes.
 

7.

Follow instructions that appear at the top of the next page and click Submit Query.
 

 

 

 

 

SSL Certificate Signing request. It includes the details that you submitted on the previous step. Use this request if you want to get a permanent SSL certificate from a trusted Certificate Authority.

SSL Server Private Key. This is the secret key to decrypt messages from your visitors. It must be stored in a secure place where it is inaccessible to others. Do not lose this key, you will need it if you get a permanent certificate.

Temporary SSL Certificate. It validates your identity and confirms the public key to assure the visitors that they are communicating with your server, not any other party.