How to Use Free AutoSSL in WHM/cPanel

What is AutoSSL?

AutoSSL is a WHM/cPanel solution for every WHM/cPanel user’s domains and It will automatically generate/renew (every three months) free SSL certificates (Powered by Comodo). Once you enable it, your websites are automatically secured with a free domain validated SSL Certificate.

Enable Free AutoSSL Certificate in WHM/cPanel

Login to WHM as a root and navigate to SSL/TLS -> Manage AutoSSL

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Providers Tab

Choose an AutoSSL provider to enable. In our case, It is cPanel (powered by Comodo) and click save button.

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Options Tab

Choose Allow AutoSSL to replace invalid or expiring non-AutoSSL certificates and click save button.

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Log Tab

The log data will appear here after you load it. You can view logs for your enabled user’s domains.

Managed Users Tab

Search for a user you wish to Install free SSL Certificate, click on the checkbox, select radio button option Enable SSL and then check on blue button having username as a label in it on the right. After few seconds, an SSL will be enable on your selected user’s domain.

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Note:There are some limitations when dealing with very large numbers of domains that is outside cPanel’s control, which you can read about in our documentation.

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