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SSL Certificates FAQs
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or TLS (Transport Layer Security) is an encryption-based security protocol that enables encrypted communication between a website and a web browser. It prevents unauthorized parties from accessing or seeing data exchanged between a site and its visitors.
SSL can only be implemented by websites that have an SSL certificate (technically a “TLS certificate”). An SSL certificate is like an ID card or a badge that proves someone is who they say they are. SSL certificates are stored and displayed on the Web by a website’s or application’s server.
Certificate authorities (CA) are responsible for issuing SSL certificates.
SSL certificates come with different validation levels. When you purchase a digital certificate, the Certificate Authority (CA) that’s issuing it will put your website or organization through a process called validation. The intensity of this validation depends on the type of SSL certificate you’ve chosen:
- Domain Validation (DV) SSL:
This is the most basic type of SSL validation and can be completed in one step. It’s being issued within minutes.
- Organization Validation (OV) SSL:
CA validates the organization before issuing an OV SSL. They are the best for medium businesses where a click on the padlock indicates their company name. It’s being issued within 1 – 3 days.
- Extended Validation (EV) SSL:
EV certificates display trust at the topmost level, thus, large enterprises and corporations usually prefer EV SSL. The rigorous CA validation process before issuance of an EV SSL. It’s being issued within 1 – 2 weeks.
Yes! We provide unlimited free reissues for any SSL certificate.
Most common reasons to reissue SSL:
- You have lost the Private key (RSA Key)
- You are moving website to new web server.
- You received “modulus mismatch” error during installation process.
- You decided to change the common name.
- You are adding/modifying SAN items for Multi-domain certificates.
- Certificate Authority requires to reissue SSL due to significant changes in the industry or other serious reasons.
Absolutely! Servmix guarantee 100% refund for any SSL certificate placed within 14 days. It does not matter what is the reason for cancellation. We refund payments to the same sources they came from. Also, we can refund back to your account balance for future purchases.