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creating_valid_startssl_certificates [26.07.2015 09:04]
Pascal Suter
creating_valid_startssl_certificates [27.10.2016 17:28]
Pascal Suter
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-====== Creating Validated ​StartSSL ​Certificates ======+====== Creating Validated ​SSL Certificates ======
  
 this is just a bunch of steps i can't seem to remember each time i need a new certificate.. so i write it down in here :)  this is just a bunch of steps i can't seem to remember each time i need a new certificate.. so i write it down in here :) 
  
-first of all you need to create a user account at startssl.com and download and install ​the mime certificate ​from them that will authenticate you against ​their service+I used to use startssl.com ​as they are free. but eventually i got annoyed by having to renew my certificates every year and messing around with the client ​certificate ​needed to acecss ​their customer portal, so i changed over to gogetssl.com which sell ridiculously cheap (as in $4 per year) certificats which last 3 years and all you need to access the portal is an email address and password :) 
  
-now you need to run the validations vizard and validate your ownership of the domain you need certificate for+with most providers of simple domain verification certificates, ​you usually ​need to prove ownership of a domain by receiving an email at webmaster@domain or some other @domain email address THEY propose.
  
 ===== SSL Certificate ===== ===== SSL Certificate =====