Acquiring a Permanent Certificate

To acquire a permanent certificate:

  1. Generate a temporary SSL certificate.
  2. Copy the certificate signing request (CSR) and private key for later use.
  3. Go to Comodo CA or any other Certificate Authority and choose to get a new certificate. When requested, enter the signing request that you have saved.

    Important: When obtaining SSL certificate, make sure it is generated for Apache regardless of whether you intend to install it on windows or Unix box.

  4. After the permanent SSL Certificate has been generated, save it to a secure location.
  5. Select Domain info in the Domain Settings menu.
  6. Go to the Web Service page and click the Edit icon in the SSL field.
  7. Enter the certificate into the upper box of the form that opens (Install Certificate based on previously generated Certificate request):

  8. Enter your certificate:

  9. Click Install.
  10. Now you can use the certificate jointly with the private key you have saved.