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TMDHosting » Basic SSL information
To remove the pop-up warning window when using shared SSL for your SSL/TLS connection to use TMDHosting mailservice you can follow these instructions. 1) You should setup your mail client to use the correct mail servers. With TMDhosting you will use the hostname of the TMDhosting server your account is hosted on (You can find [...]
If you are receiving this warning after the SSL certificate for the domain is correctly set up the reason is that your website contains both elements that are secured and non-secured. Non-secured elements may be: 1) Content of your website that are configured with HTTP protocol URL’s 2) Third-party content (URL’s) within your website that [...]
If you are receiving such an error when accessing your website using secured connection the reasons may the following: 1) You are using a using a Shared/Free SSL (self-assigned) 2) Your website has a private SSL certificate that is missing CA (Certificate Authority) certificate or is using incorrect such. If the cause is the first [...]
As SSL certifcates are installed per domain/hostname if you would like to be able to access a number of subdomains using secure connection you will have to use Wildcard SSL. Wildcard SSL as derived from the name is configired for *.yourdomain.com meaning for all subdomains you create for your account. If you have purchased an [...]
You will receive such an error if you are trying to access your cPanel/Webmail via secured connection. The reason is that cPanel/Webmail are configured to use the shared SSL installed for the server which is self-assigned. You can safely disregard this warning as there is no actual security threat. If you would like to access [...]
It is normal for your website loading time to increase when being accessed using HTTPS. The reason is that the connection is being encrypted/decrypted on both the client and server end.
The private SSL certficates provided by TMDHosting are approved by a CA (Certificate Authority) certficate that all new browsers trust as valid.
You can use TMDhosting shared SSL by accessing your account/webroot and configuring your website URL’s as: https://serverhostname/~username/ Where serverhostname is the hostname of the shared server your account is hosted on and username is your cPanel/account username. You can find that information in the Welcome email sent on the registration of your account or via [...]
The shared SSL is installed globally on TMDHosting servers and is conifgured for the shared server hostname and can be used by all clients. However as the certificate is self-assigned your browser will consider it as a security issue and will ask visitors for an approval to visit a page using security protocols. The private [...]