SSL secures millions of peoples’ data on the Internet every day, especially during online transactions or when transmitting confidential information.
|Positive SSL||Positive SSL Wildcard||Positive SSL EV|
|Coverage||www. & domain.com||*.domain.com||www. & domain.com|
|Type||Domain Validated||Domain Validated||Business/Public Records|
|Browser Visibility||Lock or Green Lock||Lock or Green Lock||Green Bar + Company Name|
Let's Encrypt SSL is now available for our v.2 or newer VPS Platforms. For setup process and details please login to our Account Portal and visit Knowledge Base > SSL Process & Installation - Let's Encrypt
Because of the "every 90 days" renewal policy of Let's Encrypt, compared to the 1 year for commercial SSL certificates we generally recommend this for smaller web sites, non-profits, organizations with smaller budgets, or if you are simply interested in supporting a more open-source type of product. For commercial, for-profit and e-commerce web sites we do recommend you consider longer term, commercially purchased SSL certificates.
Cloudflare's SSL options, like all of their CDN and Abuse protection features are very easy to implement, even on their Free plan. You can choose from their Universal Free SSL offering or Dedicated SSL certificates that are signed only for your specific domain name, starting at $5/month on any Cloudflare account plan.
No. You can use your already purchased or newly purchased SSL certificate through any commercial SSL vendor. Details outlining what we need from you to install the SSL on your VPS can be found in the Knowledge Base within our Account Portal.
Yes. The two common ways of handling this is either using a Multiple Domain SSL certificate, or to simply use multiple standard SSL certificates and a technology called SNI. SNI works with all modern web browsers.
Yes. We have a Knowledge Base entry to get you going. You will simply work with our Support Team to step through the process.