SSL Server Certificate Setup Guide from DigiCert®

If you need help finding the right certificate for your organization, this is a good place to start. Sometimes finding the cert that is best for you depends on what kind of server you'll be using, or how many, but in general, the most important things to keep in mind are server deployment and structure.

If you are looking for bulk certificate management services, you might be interested in learning more about our SSL managed PKI.

Web SSL Server Certificates


Apache Web Server

For those individuals who might be unfamiliar in working with OpenSSL to generate certificate requests and configure their servers to work with SSL certificates, we have a lot to offer.

We also support a servers that are kind of like Apache (like Nginx), but different.

Apache Server SSL: Apache Help:

Microsoft IIS Server

SSL server certificate configuration in IIS can be a pain, especially when multiple servers are involved. Our helpful tools should make the process a lot simpler.

Also, check out our new Microsoft cert management tool.

IIS Server SSL: IIS Help:

Mail SSL Server Certificates


IBM Lotus Domino Server

SSL server certificate setup on your Lotus Notes server can be a headache.

We are here to help.

Domino Server SSL: Domino Help:

For help checking your certificate installation (with any server type), see our certificate install checking tool.


Microsoft Exchange Server

We are one of only three certificate authorities recommended by Microsoft to provide SSL certificates for their Exchange server platform.

Exchange Server SSL: Exchange Help: