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Solution ID : SO14966

Install a Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert on Plesk 7.0

Problem

Install a Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert on Plesk 7.0
Install a Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert in Plesk 7.0

Solution

To install your Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert on a Plesk 7.0 server, perform the following steps:
 
Step 1: Obtain the Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert Intermediate CA
 
a) Download the Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert Intermediate CA for Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert: INFO1384
 
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 Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert Intermediate CA into a text file and save as intermediate.txt
 
c) Download your certificate as per the instruction on the following solution: SO13187, be sure to save it as certificate.txt
 
 
Step2. Installing your Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert:
 
1. Login to the Plesk 7 Control Panel.
 
2. From the left hand menu, select 'Domains'.
 
3. Click on the domain name that the certificate is for.
 
4. Click on the 'Certificates' menu item.
 
5. There is a button in the middle of the page labelled 'Browse'. Click 'Browse' and navigate to the location of the saved site certificate you downloaded from your account.. Selecting it, then select 'Send File', this will upload and install the certificate against the corresponding Private Key.
 
6. The certificate name will now appear in the list of certificates at the bottom of the page.
 
7. Click on the name of the Certificate from the list.
 
8. The box on the page labelled 'CA Certificate'. You will need to paste the Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert Intermediate CA you have downloaded into this box.
 
9. Click the 'Send Text' button.
 
10. Now click 'Up Level' from the top right of the screen and choose 'Setup'.
 
11. At the top of the page, change the 'SSL Certificate' drop-down menu to the certificate you have just installed.
 
12. Click the 'Server' item from the left hand menu.
 
13. Click the 'Service Management' menu item.
 
14. You now need to Stop and Start the Apache process.