In case you offer services and goods on your website and you'd like the payment data that customers send to be protected, you need an SSL certificate. Secure Sockets Layer is a protocol which encodes the information exchanged between a user and a web server, but to receive an SSL, you need a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). This is Base64 encoded data that the SSL vendor will use to create the certificate. The CSR consists of your web address, Business name and Unit, mailing address and email of the entity that will use the certificate. The Certificate Authority reviews and approves the CSR before it gives an SSL certificate that is signed electronically using its private key as an authority. In order to set up an SSL, you'll need an overall of 4 batches of code - the CSR, a Private Key that is made once you generate the Request, the actual certificate and a special Certificate Authority code, which is unique for each vendor.
SSL Certificate Generator in Cloud Web Hosting
As SSL certificates are among the services which we offer along with our cloud web hosting plans, you are able to get an SSL for any site hosted in an account here with only several clicks. What's more, we have an auto-installer tool, so once you approve the order using email, our system will set everything up for you and it will install your certificate, the CSR plus the two private keys. After that, you will be able to visit your website with https:// and any info submitted on it will be encrypted, which means that no unauthorized people can intercept it. In case you've chosen some other SSL vendor, you can only create a Certificate Signing Request inside your account on our end together with the unique private key, then save the CSR code and submit it to the other vendor.