SSL INSTALLATION IN KENYA

  1. Login to client area on truehost

-click on my services and select the ssl you want to install.

-Click generate certificate now button

-Fill details as below

-Select your webserver: CPANEL/WHM

  1. INPUT YOUR CSR
  2. a) To get CSR, login to your cpanel for the domain you are securing with ssl
  3. b) Create an email address “admin@yourdomain” e.g admin@testing.com
  4. c) under security select TLS/SSL

d)Under Certificate signing request (CSR) Click generate

e)fill in details on form that appears as below

-key-generate 2048key

-domains:domain name you are securing

-city:Your city name

-state/country:your country name

-company:your company name/domain name without its extension

-Company division:IT

-EMAIL:The admin email address you created in step 2b

-passphrase:domain name

-descritption:domain name

-Click generate button

3.Copy the CSR contant(details between the begin and end certificate request)

—–BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST—–

 

—–END CERTIFICATE REQUEST—–

 

  1. go back to client area and paste the CSR on box provided

-Choose Signature Algorithm:SHA-2

-Then ‘click to continue’

-Select certificate approver email as the admin@domainname

-click to continue

5.Go to the email admin@yourdomain

-click the approver link sent from the ssl provider

-select i approve

-Now your ssl certificate will be sent to email address admin@yourdomainname

6.Download the SSL .Zip file sent to your email

-alternatively download certificate from client area

7.open the .zip file and copy the certificate with domainname.crt

8.Paste the certificate(domainname.crt) to your desktop

9.To Complete installation,login to cpanel again

-under security,select TLS/SSL

-under certificates,click generate certificates

-upload a new certificate

-browse the certificate on desktop

-save

– Under install and manage ssl,Go to Manage ssl sites

-select the ssl you uploaded

-click Install button

 

 

create.htaccessfile on cpanel and paste.

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301]

Your domain is secure. Login now with the new credentials.

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