SSL Certificates Archives

Redirecting a secure domain in Plesk

There are several ways to make two domains resolve to the same content in Plesk. The easiest option is to setup a Domain Alias. That way, and both serve the same content from the same subscription. This worked great for non-SSL domains, but if you have a secured domain, the redirection will be … Read more

How to install a free SSL Certificate in Plesk Onyx

In this episode I’ll explain how to add a free SSL Certificate for web traffic in Plesk Onyx. First we’ll enable the Let’s Encrypt extension in Plesk, then we’ll create the certificate and prepare our subscription for SSL traffic. And finally, we’ll tweak two values in the WordPress database so that all requests will be … Read more

How to install and secure Dovecot in Plesk 12

I’ve just installed the Dovecot Mail Service on one of my Plesk 12 servers. It’s an alternative to the old favourite Courier IMAP/POP and a new addition in Plesk 12. Dovecot does more or less the same as Courier (i.e. lets you receive mail), but it’s a bit more configurable and debug friendly. It also offers … Read more

How to secure SMTP, POP and IMAP connections in Plesk

You’ve installed an SSL Certificate to secure your Plesk Panel, you’ve tested it with an SSL checker and sure enough: the ugly warning window doesn’t bother you or your customers anymore. But your email client still says that the server doesn’t have a valid certificate. What gives? The secret is this: SMTP, IMAP and POP3 … Read more