Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2005

    SSL for control panel login

    I am trying to provide control panel logins over SSL. So, in case the login url will be at, can I/should I purchase a cert for

    In many ways, this would be more cumbersome for customers than, as I am using cPanel and could set it to redirect to secure connections and use a self-signed cert, but the browser warning would always crop up and I am looking to avoid that.

    Is this a sensible move?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Atlanta, Ga, USA
    If you purchase the SSL cert for and redirect www, to you shouldn't get any browser warnings. As long as your SSL cert is valid for I haven't seen any browsers complain about the alternate port.

    Until TLS support improves this is probably the easiest way to run multiple SSL sites on a single IP address.

    PS Sorry for the comma in the URL.
    You need five posts before being able to use any of this board's vB code features. Including smilies and linking to URLs.
    The first Pay-As-You-Go Backup Service.
    Unlimited Storage, Unlimited Repositories, Unlimited Users, WebSVN.
    No Registration! Instant Setup! PayPal.
    Unlimited Hosted Subversion

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    This sounds like a good idea. Thanks, I am going to try it out.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts