Installing SSL Certificate on Plesk 12

To install an SSL certificate on it, here are the general steps to follow.


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1. Access Plesk Control Panel

First, please log in to your Plesk control panel.

2. Navigate to the Domain

From the "Websites & Domains" tab, select the domain you would like to install your certificate for.

3. Install an existing SSL Certificate

  • Click "Add SSL/TLS Certificate".

  • In the form that appears, give your certificate a name and paste the certificate and private key into the corresponding fields. You can typically find these in the files your certificate authority provided.

  • Click "Upload Certificate."

4. Assign SSL Certificate

  • After the certificate is uploaded, go back to the domain's hosting settings.

  • In the "Security" section, click on "SSL/TLS support."

  • Select the certificate you uploaded from the dropdown list.

  • Enable the checkboxes for "SSL/TLS support" and "Permanent SEO-safe 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS."

  • Click "OK" to save your changes.

5. Check Installation

You have completed all the required steps to install your SSL certificate. Verify that the SSL certificate is correctly installed by accessing your website or service using HTTPS. After installing your certificate, it is a good practice to test your SSL setup using various online tools to ensure everything is working correctly.

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