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SSL certificate for addon domain?

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tedchow
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2013-09-23 4:02 am EST

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Can I buy a dedicated SSL certificate for an add-on domain? For example, the add-on domain is abc.com. I want to access https://www.abc.com.

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JeffMa
Staff
11,186 Points
2013-09-23 8:41 am EST
Hello,

Thanks for your question regarding SSL certificate for addon domain

You may purchase an SSL for an addon domain just as you would any other SSL certificate, however, keep in mind that you may only have one SSL certificate valid per cPanel account. For more information on purchasing SSL certificates, you may view the following article:

How do I obtain an SSL certificate?

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So to be clear - if I have abc.com as my primary domain, and then I create a new add-on domain xyz.com, I cannot buy a separate SSL for each domain since I'm only using one cpanel for the account?
gschaadt
3 Points
2015-11-17 12:37 am EST
Hello Gschaadt,

This is correct you may only have one SSL per cPanel account.

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TJ Edens
TJEdens
10,077 Points
Staff
2015-11-17 9:42 am EST
If the SSL is applied to the main domain does it apply to subsequent add-on domain (since they are sub-directories of the main domain)? Like one certificate for the parent applies to the children also?
Forrest
3 Points
2017-05-23 12:55 pm EST
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christopherm
Staff
9,708 Points
2017-05-23 3:56 pm EST
@Forrest. Not exactly. There are "Wildcard SSLs" that are meant to work for new subdomains. However, the SSLs we resell through Comodo can only work for one top-level domain or subdomain. However, subdirectories under one domain will be encrypted.

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