Shared SSL IP
What's a shared SSL IP? How one can install an SSL certificate on this sort of an IP?
Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a protocol used to encode the info exchanged between a web server and its users. The practical application of employing an SSL is to protect the information that visitors submit on your site - a login page, a payment page if you run an online store, and so forth. Any data they type in in any box on the website shall be submitted safely and securely to the server, so their login or payment details shall be protected from being accessed by unauthorized individuals. Usually, an SSL certificate needs a dedicated IP address to be installed, which suggests the overall cost for your online presence shall be bigger. While this might not be a problem for a larger enterprise, it may matter for a non-profit organization or a small online shop that does not generate big income if additional money should be spent. That's the reason why we have taken advantage of an extension referred to as Server Name Indication (SNI) and we've made it possible to use a shared server IP address to set up an SSL certificate.
Shared SSL IP in Cloud Hosting
Considering that we offer SSL certificates with our cloud hosting packages, you can effortlessly secure your site and use a shared IP address with just several mouse clicks. The option will be available during the order process, hence if you have a dedicated IP, you'll be able to use it, but if you don't have one and you don't want to pay for this sort of a service, you can use the shared IP, that has been set up specifically for SSLs. The certificate shall work in the exact same way as if it had a dedicated IP address and the only difference will be that if someone tries to open the IP address as a URL, they won't see your Internet site. Given that our system features an auto-configuration option, the SSL shall be set up automatically the moment it's issued, so you will not need to do anything on your end after you approve it. This way, you could have a risk-free and reliable site without spending extra cash for that.