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Hosting Control Panel Create Shared SSL Folders


This article shows you how to Create Shared SSL Folders in the Hosting Control Panel. This is useful if you need to have SSL Encrypted pages but do not wish to go to the expense of purchasing an SSL Certificate for your websites domain.

This tutorial assumes that you have already Added a Domain to the Hosting Control Panel.

1. Log into your Hosting Control Panel.

2. Click Shared SSL Folders icon option

Hosting Spaces Shared SSL Folders Icon

3. Click on the Create SSL Folder button

Create SSL Folder

4. On the Add Shared SSL Folder page select the Shared SSL Website from the Domain drop down

Shared SSL FolderDomain

5. From the Web site drop down select the website that the Shared SSL Folder will inherit settings from

Shared SSL Folder Website

6. Type in the Directory Name. This is will be the folder name that will be appended to the Shared SSL Domain to access your SSL Folder

Shared SSL Folder Directory Name

7. Select the Folder in your hosting space that will be used to store your Shared SSL Folder web pages. This can be a folder inside your website but it is best to create use a new folder outside of any of your websites due the way permissions are set for shared SSL

Shared SSL Folde

8. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Create Folder

Create Shared SSL Folder

9. After the Shared SSL Folder is created you will be shown the Shared SSL Folder Properties page for the Shared SSL Folder

Shared SSL Folder Properties

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