How can I install an SSL on my 123-reg VPS?

This article applies to 123-reg VPS hosting running cPanel

This article will explain how to obtain and install an SSL certificate using cPanel.

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Login to cPanel WHM interface.

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Click on the SSL/TLS icon.

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Click on the Generate a SSL Certificate and Signing Request icon.

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Fill out the signing request details and then click the Create button.


You will now have created a Signing Request, Certificate and Key which you will need to use to purchase an SSL certificate.

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You now need to visit the 123-reg website to order your SSL certificate.

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Once on the 123-reg website choose the type of SSL certificate you wish to purchase then click on the Buy Now button.

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Click on Yes and log into your 123-reg account.

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Now follow these steps to order your SSL certificate

  • Click the radio button for the option I have a domain name (any provider) without 123-reg web hosting.
  • Insert your domain name in the box.

Please note: A 123-reg VPS is a form of web hosting but is not 123-reg web hosting which is our shared hosting service.

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Then confirm your package type, duration and price.

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Click Next and complete your order details.

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Paste the complete Signing Request created through cPanel then click Next.

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Input your certificate delivery email address and then click Next.

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You will now receive a 123-reg Signing request, Certificate and Key via the email address you confirmed.

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Return to your cPanel WHM interface, and click on SSL/TLS, then click on Install a SSL Certificate and Setup the Domain.

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Now paste the Certificate and then below that the Private Key both provided from 123-reg.

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Click submit to finish installing the SSL certificate.

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Your all done, your SSL certificate should now be installed as shown in the image below.

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