Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

By  on October 24th, 2018

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

The Let’s Encrypt allows you to install AutoSSL for the hostname. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Let’s Encrypt SSL to the hostname. Here are the steps to install the same on hostname.

 

Install Let’s Encrypt Auto SSL Provider.

Run the following command to install Let’s Encrypt provider.

/scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider

Once you have installed Let’s Encrypt provider, change auto SSL provider to Let’s Encrypt from Comodo.

Login to WHM >> Manage AutoSSL.

 

Install Self-Signed Certificate to Hostname.

1) Login to WHM as a root user.

2) Go to “Service Configuration”.

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

 

3) Then select the following services and click on “Browse Certificate”.

Calendar, cPanel, WebDisk, Webmail, and WHM Services

Dovecot Mail Server

Exim (SMTP) Server

FTP Server

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

 

4) Select hostname and click on “Use Certificates”.

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

 

5) Then click on “Install”.

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Hostname in cPanel/WHM Server

 

Replace Self Signed Certificates with Valid Let’s Encrypt Certificates.

Once you have installed the self-signed certificate, run the following command to check SSL certificates

/usr/local/cpanel/bin/checkallsslcerts

The Self signed SSL certificates will be replaced with a valid Let’s Encrypt certificate while running above command.

Once it is completed, you can access WHM with the hostname https://hostname:2087

If you need any further assistance please contact our support department.

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