1.What is an SSL certificate?
SSL certificates Type of certificate which allows multiple domains to be secured with one SSL certificate. SSL Stands for secure sockets layer. Protocol for web browsers and servers that allows for the authentication, encryption and decryption of data sent over the Internet.
2.What information does an SSL certificate contain?
SSL certificates include:
- The domain name that the certificate was issued for
- Which person, organization, or device it was issued to
- Which certificate authority issued it
- The certificate authority’s digital signature
- Associated subdomains
- Issue date of the certificate
- Expiration date of the certificate
- The public key (the private key is kept secret)
The public and private keys used for SSL are essentially long strings of characters used for encrypting and decrypting data. Data encrypted with the public key can only be decrypted with the private key, and vice versa.
3.What is the difference between http and https?
Difference between http and https
https is http with encryption. The only difference between the two protocols is that https uses TLS (SSL) to encrypt normal http requests and responses. As a result, https is far more secure than http. A website that uses http has http:// in its URL, while a website that uses https has https://.
4. How to install an SSL certificate?
In erichost.com we are providing cPanel as a admin panel ,in which you can install/issue an SSL certificate to secure your website. You can install/issue an SSL certificate by follow the steps are given below .
Step 1. Log in into cPanel
Step 2. Search “SSL” in Search box
Step 3. Click on “Lets Encrypt SSL”
Step 4. Click on “issue”
Step 5. Select “http” than click on “issue”
Step 6. Your SSL certificate installed successfully.