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Web Host Manager by Aric Pedersen

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SSL/TLS Management

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) also referred to as Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates allow secure end-to-end communication between your server and a remote client. Most often that client is a user's web browser. SSL certificates can be added to your server through WHM, but you will need to purchase one from an SSL certificate provider (like Thawte). WHM can handle almost any kind of SSL certificate, but you should understand what you are buying and how it works before you do so. We don't have the room in this book to fully discuss the process of how SSL certificates work or get issued. The site,http://www.whichssl.com/, may help you figure out how SSL works, what kind of SSL certificate will meet your needs, and where ...

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