A common question we get here at SSLs.com is “where is my Private Key?” The answer to this can vary and is dependent on the kind of SSL activation you opted for. To clear up any confusion, this article will discuss the main methods of SSL activation and where the Private Key is generated and saved during each one.
If you’ve been using SSLs for a while or have been reading some old articles about SSL signifiers, you may have noticed that there has been a big change when it comes to what was known as the “green bar”. Specifically, that it seems like it no longer exists. Your suspicions are correct: the green bar is gone and it’s not coming back.
Multi-Domain SSL Certificates — also referred to as SAN (Subject Alternative Names) certificates, or UCC (Unified Communications) certificates — secure multiple domains with a single certificate. This type of SSL is mostly used in Microsoft Exchange/Office server environments.
Nobody who has taken the time to purchase and install an SSL certificate wants to encounter the dreaded “certificate not trusted” message on their browser when trying to access their website. Unfortunately, it can happen for a variety of reasons. Read more