Your Free cPanel-signed Hostname SSL Certificate

Issue: cPanel has issued a free SSL certificate for your server’s hostname.
Status: SSL will be installed automatically today.
Who is impacted? Customers with a VPS/Dedicated hosting plan.

You may have received an email from the cPanel team with a subject heading that follows: Your Free cPanel-signed Hostname SSL Certificate. Read further to learn about what this email means and how it affects you.

What Does This Mean?

cPanel has issued a free SSL meant to provide certification for the default hostname of your server. This means you and your child cPanel account users will no longer see the “Self-signed” SSL browser warning when visiting cPanel or WHM. This is a convenient feature expected to eliminate confusion.

Here in the Support Center, you can learn more about SSL and why it is important.

What Do I Need to Do?

No action is required on the part of any customers. This change will be applied automatically after receipt of the email notification. Quoted from the email: “Your free certificate will renew automatically, less than one week before its expiration date, at no cost to you.”

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to leave a comment below.

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