How to install SSL certificate on Linux Shared Hosting for a domain name | ResellerClub

How to install SSL certificate on Linux Shared Hosting for a domain name | ResellerClub

SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When you install SSL certificate on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secured connections from a web server to a browser. Typically, an SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, data transfer and logins. ResellerClub aims to offer various security features for a website through its SSL certificate plans that can be easily installed and issued. (

With Google updating its Chrome web browser to Chrome 68 so as to flag all HTTP websites and move towards a secure HTTPS web by default, it thus becomes essential to install SSL certificate for your website.

To know how to install SSL certificate in Linux for a domain name that is hosted on the shared Linux hosting packages, you need to first purchase an SSL certificate. You can purchase an SSL from your Reseller Account or from any SSL provider.

To install SSL on shared hosting Linux, it first needs to be issued. To do so, after the order is placed you need to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) from the cPanel for the hosting package. To generate CSR, please follow the steps mentioned below:
Login to the cPanel for the domain
Under the Security tab click on SSL/TLS option
Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests.
Enter the details and click on Generate

Note: Please ensure that the email address being used is a valid one as the certificate will be issued on this email address.

After the CSR is generated, you need to provide the CSR to the SSL provider to issue and install SSL on shared hosting. If the SSL is purchased under your Reseller Account, you can go to the overview page of the order and click on “Issue Certificate”. Enter the CSR on the page and select the verification Email to be used for verification of the SSL. You can select any one of the following Emails:
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Admin Email for the domain visible on the whois lookup

On submitting the CSR you will receive a verification Email on the Email address mentioned while submitting the CSR. You can complete the verification process and the SSL will be issued. It takes 24 hours for the SSL to be issued.

Once you receive the SSL, here’s how to install SSL certificate on Linux with the help of the following steps mentioned below:
Login to the cPanel (
Click on SSL/TLS option under the Security tab
Click on Manage SSL sites.
Select the Domain from the drop-down.
Enter the Certificate file that is received
Enter the Private Key (You can locate the Private Key by clicking on the “Generate, view, upload, or delete your private keys.” option under SSL/TLS option in the Security section in cPanel)
Enter the CA Bundles received in the Email
Click on Install

To install SSL certificate on Linux it is required to add a redirection code to redirect the domain from “ to “ The reference code for redirection is provided in the following link:

After you install SSL on shared hosting, it takes 30 to 40 minutes to reflect on the server. That is how you can easily install SSL certificate in Linux packages!

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29 thoughts on “How to install SSL certificate on Linux Shared Hosting for a domain name | ResellerClub

  1. What will be the procedure for installing EV SSL purchased from non-resellerclub website (Namecheap) on a resellerclub VPS server?

  2. I have a reseller hosting, but the company I subscribed from does not work with third party companies such as let's encrypt or DV. How do I install free ssl for all my shared hosting client? What kind of ssl can I acquire?

  3. In new panel this menu not available…And I am not able update ssl in my wordpress site…In cpanel show error 'not valid certificate ' plz resolve my issue

  4. While I am doing this, I can see BUY NOW option instead of ISSUE CERTIFICATE in SSL Certificate section. I got free SSL with BIGROCK hosting.

  5. But these days it is little bit different than what you have explained in this video?Can you kindly make a new video regarding installing ssl certificate with new interface…

  6. Hi I have a website by hosted reseller club. Reseller club gives me free SSL certificate for free. But I have to active that certificate. Is this the way of active that certificate?? If I do exactly what you did. Can this process will activate the free SSL certificate? Please reply

  7. Hello !!

    I have purchased an Linux Shared Hosting From Reseller Club Today..with free ssl certificate offer …soo how can i install SSL certificate to my hosting plan is this video process work for my hosting too…?? Please reply I have contact to your number today but no response please please please reply … waiting for your response

  8. Hi i have a reseller account, how to install a SSL to all client domain and cpanel for what is the best purchase for all

  9. Why u are Gettng a warning message on the top of cpanel even i am Gettng the same what is it about..
    Attention please register your email id used in non smtp mails through cpanel plugin. Unregistered email id will not allowed in non smtp..??!

  10. Hello sir,
    I tried this procedure before but not configured my reseller domain. Note: Domain is in name cheap and SSL from resellser club.

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