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Solution ID : SO14940

Last Modified : 06/04/2018

Install SSL Web Certificate on Plesk 6.0

Problem

Install SSL Web Server certificate on Plesk 6.0
Install SSL Web Server certificate in Plesk 6.0

 

Solution

To install your SSL Web Server certificate on a Plesk 6.0 server, perform the following steps:
 
Step 1: Obtain the Thawte SSL Web Server certificate Intermediate CA certificate
 
a) Download the Thawte Intermediate CA for SSL Web Server certificate: AR1384
 
Note: Be sure to use Vi or Notepad as word processing programs like Microsoft Wordpad may add additional characters that may render the certificate unusable.
 
b) Copy and paste the Intermediate CA into a text file and save as intermediate.txt
 
c) Download your certificate as per the instruction on the following solution: SO13187. Save this as certificate.txt
 
 
Step2. Installing your SSL Web Server Certificate:
 
1. At the certificate repository page, click on the 'ADD' button. You will be taken to the SSL certificate creation page.

2. In the Upload certificate files section of the page, use the Browse button to locate the certificate issued by Thawte.

3. Click SEND FILE. This will upload your certificate to the repository.
 
You can upload a certificate in two ways:
 
1. Choose a file from the local network and click on the 'SEND FILE' button (.txt files only).
2. Copy and  paste the certificate and private key into the text fields and click on the SEND TEXT button.
 
Step3. Install the Intermediate CA:
 
The Intermediate CA is used to identify and authenticate the certificate authority (CA), which has issued your SSL Web Server certificate. Please upload the Intermediate CA using the following steps:
 
1. At the certificate repository page, select a certificate from the list. You will be taken to the SSL certificate properties page.

2.  In the Upload certificate files section of the page, use the Browse button to locate the intermediate.txt.

3. Click SEND FILE. This will upload the Intermediate CA to the repository.
 
You can upload a certificate in two ways:
 
1. Choose a file from the local network and click on the 'SEND FILE' button (.txt files only).
2. Copy and  paste the CA Bundle into the text field and click on the SEND TEXT button.