Multi-domain SSL

In this article, lets see what is Multi-domain SSL and the steps on how to generate a CSR and installing the multi-domain SSL for various domains in a cpanel server.

What is Multi-domain SSL:

A multi-domain certificate (also known as a SAN certificate or Unified Communications Certificate (UCC)) is a special type of SSL certificate. With a multi-domain certificate you are able to secure one domain name with different domain extensions (e.g. domain.co.uk and domain.es) or multiple domain names (e.g. domain.co.uk and example.com) hosted in a same server using one SSL certificate.

Multi-domain certificates include the standard Subject Name field which supports a single primary service name, as well as an additional entry called the Subject Alternative Name field which supports the additional service names. Continue reading…