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06-24-2005, 09:24 PM

I have just recently reformated the hard disk and install direct admin on it. I use to have SSL, i have backed up server.crt , server.csr and server.key

Now how do i restored my domain ssl without crashing direct with directadmin.

06-25-2005, 08:52 PM
Those don't sound like the filenames DirectAdmin uses, so I assume your talking about the cert for apache?
If so you can do that for the domain/account in question from the user level of that account.

06-26-2005, 02:02 AM
Yes i used to have a pure linux box only (without any control panel)

So what do i do under the user level ?

how do i restored this cert back?

06-26-2005, 09:44 AM
If this cert is only for one user this will help:

If this cert is meant to be server-wide give this howto a try:

06-28-2005, 06:43 PM

Read the ssl.htm, looks confusing, is there a simplier to understand way to know which files to overwrite in the box ?

(The page looks to me that i have to re-generate a cert again)

Is for one domain.

Thank You

07-02-2005, 06:21 PM
anyone can tell me how to use the three files to get my ssl back up ?

07-03-2005, 05:10 PM
This reply presumes you're installing the cert for a domain already set up to use it's own IP, under the DA interface.

You only need two files.

Read the section:

Step 3: Install the Certificate

on "this site (http://site-helper.com/ssl.html).

First paste into that window the contents of your "server.key" file, then immediately under it the contents of your "server.crt" file.

Click on the radio button next to "Paste a pre-generated certificate and key"

Then click on "Save".