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Create CSR & Install SSL certificate on HSphere

Being a multiple server web hosting solution, HSphere is a scalable and automated billing system that improves your web hosting tasks. HSphere is a flexible solution to which a user can add additional web, mail, database, and DNS servers. It works on Java and offers a simple web interface. In this article, we will go through the SSL installation procedure in HSphere control panel.

Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in Hsphere

  • Log in your user Control Panel.
  • On control panel home page, Click on SSL.
  • Enable SSL for your domain.
  • Open the Edit SSL page and click the Import SSL certificate link.

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  • Under New SSL Support page, click on Generate a temporary SSL certificate and certificate request.

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  • Now, Fill the information and apply with Submit button:

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  • You will have a page with CSR, private key and temporary SSL certificate in plain text, click on Submit Query. Copy the CSR and private key for SSL installation process.

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Install SSL Certificate on Hsphere

  • Once you receive an SSL certificate, then download them to a secure location on your server (where you saved private key and CSR). Now open them in a text editor and copy the encrypted text into HSphere to install them.
  • Log in to HSphere control panel, click on SSL. Click the Edit button under the SSL field on the Web Services page.
  • Now paste the content of your primary certificate file in “Install Certificate based on previously generated Certificate request” including BEGIN CERTIFICATE AND END CERTIFICATE tags.

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  • After that, paste the content of your intermediate certificate file in the Certificate Authority File box.

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  • Click on the Upload button.
  • Now SSL certificate is installed and ready to use. You can use our SSL certificate checker tool that can help you diagnose troubleshoots.