How can I install an SSL on my VPS? - Plesk 10

This article applies to 123-reg VPS hosting running Plesk 10


This article will explain how you can install an SSL on your Plesk VPS.

  • Step 1: Create a CSR via Plesk
  • Step 2: Buy SSL using CSR
  • Step 3: Install SSL in Plesk
  • Step 4: Check SSL support is enabled via Plesk

Step 1: Create a CSR via Plesk

To create a CSR via plesk, please follow the below instructions:

1

Login to your Parallels Plesk Panel.

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2

Click on the Tools & Utilities link on the left panel.

3

Click on the SSL Certificates icon.

4

Click on the Add SSL Certificate button.


5

Enter a name for your SSL.

6

Select 2048 from the Bits drop down menu.

7

Fill in your SSL details and click on the Request button to generate your CSR.

8

Click on the SSL name.

9

Scroll down the page to obtain your CSR for your SSL certificate.



Step 2: Buy SSL using CSR

You will need to purchase your SSL Certificate using the CSR generated via plesk in step 1 above.


Step 3: Install SSL in Plesk

To install your newly purchased SSL certificate via Plesk, please follow the below instructions:

On your Parallels Plesk Panel.

1

Click on the Tools & Utilities link on the left panel.

2

Click on the SSL Certificates icon.

3

Click on the SSL name.

4

Scroll down and enter the Certificate and CA certificate in the provided boxes.

5

Click on the Send Text button.


Your certificate will now be installed on Plesk.



Step 4: Check SSL support is enabled via Plesk

To check that your SSL certificate is enabled in Plesk, please follow the below instructions:

On your Parallels Plesk Panel.

1

Click on the Domains link on the left panel.

2

Click on the Control Panel link next to the relevant domain name.

3

Click on the Websites and domains tab.

4

Scroll down and click on the relevant domain name.

5

Under the Security section, click on the tick box for Enable SSL support.

6

Scroll down and click on the OK button.


Your SSL certificate will now be fully installed and enabled on your VPS.