How to setup SSL on Linux based server

If you want to Install SSL on your server to make your pages secure then below are the process to configure SSL on your server.

Step 1. Purchase SSL from your hosting company.
Step 2. Generate Server key for the server on which you want to install SSL.
Step 3. Generate CSR file from on the server where you are going to install SSL. This CSR file can only be generated by server key.
In order to create CSR file you are required to provide following information

Host to make cert for:
Country: (2 letter abbreviation)
Company Name:

step 4:This CSR file should be given to your SSL certificate company . The will generate CRT file (certificate file) . You will get this CRT file.

Step 5: Install this CRT file on server and now your certificate is ready for use.

The basic idea behind CRT (certificate file) is to encrypt the data from server . That will give more security.

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