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I just installed a dedi. I got a self signed certificate to maindomain.com

Then I want to access childdomain.com/cpanel

The certificate is for the main domain on the server. I tried to access cPanel on another domain under that main domain.

So of course internet explorer complained. Well, how can my main domain issue a certificate for the child domain?

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Does your self signed certificate not generate a browser warning? – w3dk Dec 21 '12 at 12:14
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You can only apply one domain per certificate.

If you're looking to make a self-signed certificate, this site will help you out: http://www.selfsignedcertificate.com/

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And how do I do so? How do I generate another certificate for this new domain? – Jim Thio Dec 21 '12 at 5:34
The same way you generated the first one. Each domain you want a certificate for will need a unique IP address. – Kenzo Dec 21 '12 at 7:41
I do not generate the first one it's already there. – Jim Thio Dec 21 '12 at 8:15
You have to get a certificate issued by a certificate authority. Your hosting provider should have information on this. – Kenzo Dec 21 '12 at 9:47
I don't need others to trust the certificate. I trust it. It's my site. – Jim Thio Dec 21 '12 at 14:18

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