Certificate Authorities need explicit approval from the domain owner to issue an SSL certificate. Since only you/any authorized person in your company will have access to set up an email address associated with the domain or email forwarding for any one of the generic @example.com email addresses, the approver email is sent to the @example.com ..
The certificate can remain pending forever unless you request cancellation. Approval emails remain valid within 30 days after they were sent. When 30 days have passed, it will no longer be possible to pass domain validation using the code in that approval email. Please resend the approval email or contact our Support Team to change ..
The difference in coverage of www and non-www hostnames is determined by technical features of a particular SSL type. Most of the certificates available on our website support automatic coverage of both www and non-www domains. Special attention should be paid to Comodo (now Sectigo) multi-domain certificates, since they do not provide a bonus www ..
Once you finish activation of the certificate choosing email validation, it may take up to 15 minutes for the approval email to be sent. In case you did not receive an approval email at the address you chose, make sure the address is set up correctly and resend the approval email: 1. Go to Purchased ..
There are many reasons why a CSR may be invalid. When you create the CSR make sure: The common name is an FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) like example.com or sub.example.com. Check the common name field. You may have specified an IP address (e.g. 198.51.100.10) or a server name (e.g. mywebserver) instead of a Fully ..
Right after a successful checkout you can see your newly purchased certificate in your account. The biggest concern at this stage is that your new certificate is not assigned to any domain or subdomain name. It is a tabula rasa for now which can be “attached” to a domain (or subdomain) you have registered or ..
Simply add the desired certificate at SSLs.com to the cart clicking on a little basket icon shown on the product card: Click on the “Checkout” button on the right: After choosing the payment method and filling out the required details, confirm the purchase. Once the checkout is complete, click on the top black bar with ..
If one of the domain names you used for activation needs to be changed, please contact our Support Team via Ticket or Live Chat by clicking on the blue bubble. Note! If you need to change a domain in an issued certificate, you can perform&nbs..
Our in-browser CSR code generator, that can be used for all certificates except Multi-domains, supports the IDNs with b..
Email validation The common way to prove your domain name ownership is to receive an email from the Certification Authority and approve the SSL issuance for your domain. Due to regulations of CA/B Forum, the email can be sent either to an email from the domain’s whois or to one of the following domain-based emails: admin@ ..
Before Comodo (now Sectigo) Certificate Authority can issue your certificate, they have to verify your domain ownership. This process is called Domain Control Validation (DCV). You can find general requirements for domain validation here. This article describesthe the DCV process for GoDaddy domains. In order to change the selected DCV method or force HTTP/DNS check, ..
If you have not received an approval email at the address selected during certificate activation, make sure that the email is working properly and resend the approval email: 1. Go to Purchased certs; 2. Click on the Certificate ID; 3. Click ‘resend an approver email’. You may change the selected validation method, please contact our ..
PositiveSSL & EssentialSSL Certificates activation InstantSSL, PremiumSSL and EV SSL Certificates activation Multi-Domain Certificates activation Further steps Activation is a simple process where you submit your domain information to the Certificate Authority. Follow the steps below to start the activation process: Log in to your SSLs.com account. Click on the top black bar with your ..
1. Certificate Activation 2. Domain Validation 3. Subscriber Agreement 4. Organization validation 5. Callback verification 6. Second approval Common issues Additional information 1. Certificate Activation Follow these guidelines to get your certificate activated. Make sure to specify accurate details of your organization and the full-time employee. 2. Domain Validation When the activation is complete, you ..