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Changing admin SSL cert

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by rjst01, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. rjst01

    rjst01 Guest

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    How do I change the SSL certificate that Plesk uses on the administration port 8443?
     
  2. Server Surgeon

    Server Surgeon Guest

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    The way I've always done it is to edit the /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/httpsd.pem file and put in your certificate information. Note you have to have a valid certificate in order to do this. For instance, your file would look like this once you are done:

    -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
    your private key goes here
    -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
    your certificate goes here
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
    if you have or need it, the ca certificate goes here
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    Then run 'service psa stop', then 'service psa start'

    Then access by the domain name you have the certificate for instead of by IP. For instance, if the cert you installed was for www.domain.com, use:

    https://www.domain.com:8443
     
  3. shadowk

    shadowk Guest

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    Actually you can do this from the control panel. Just browse to server>certificates, check the box next to the new certificate & click the "Setup" button at the top between "Remove Selected" & "Default".

    For more details see this thread:

    http://forum.swsoft.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=34710
     
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