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To find your IP address, simply go to this handy-dandy page: http://asmallorange.com/ip/ [http://asmallorange.com/ip/].
OBTAINING AN SSL CERTIFICATE A Small Orange can provide you with a SSL certificate [http://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603664] for $39.95/year. If you'd like to buy it from someone else we fully support those as well. INSTALLING AN SS...
A Secure Socket Layer (or SSL) Certificate [https://kb.asmallorange.com/customer/portal/articles/1603664] provides encrypted data transfer between a server and a browser. If you are transmitting sensitive information like credit card numbers or personal...
WHAT IS AN IP? An IP address is the location of a computer on the internet. 50.22.14.98 We always provides static, public IPs on servers. We offer shared by default and dedicated by request. To have a dedicated IP, you must also have an SSL certifica...
A Wildcard SSL Certificate enables SSL encryption on multiple subdomains using a single certificate. Subdomains on the certificate must all share the same primary domain. For instance, _example.com, www.example.com, blog.example.com, store.example.com _...
WHAT IS A DEDICATED IP ADDRESS Each computer connected to the Internet is identified by a unique number so other hosts on the Internet can find it and direct data to/from it. Because the initial pool of IP addresses were estimated at around 4.4 billion...
In the welcome email we send to all new customers there is a noted Server IP address. If you're a shared customer, that MAY NOT be the IP address of your actual server. It's super easy to find the IP address of your server (for most shared, VPS, business ...
Installing a wildcard SSL certificate in cPanel isn't super easy and once you have it installed it can be a bit troublesome to take advantage of the wildcard feature. Some people say that you need a dedicated IP address for every subdomin you want to in...
ASSIGN YOUR SITE There are two IP addresses assigned to your server. You'll need to assign the site you want to implement the SSL on to the second IP address (the first IP is your main "shared" IP): * Login to WHM [https://kb.asmallorange.com/custom...
Our datacenter is strict with them and requires us to justify all IP address assignments before asking for more. Our datacenter is strict because they get their IP addresses from ARIN and there is a limited supply. Think of it this way: No one "owns" ...
If you received a 'Error: SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length' error, like the one shown below, when trying to load SSL on your site, read on! PRIVATE SSL If you are encountering the error above when attempting to load SS...
CAN I ORDER A DEDICATED IP ADDRESS? Because A Small Orange assigns dedicated IP addresses to SSL Certificate users, your site won't be assigned the Dedicated IP until you provide us with the certificate to install on your site. You can contact support ...
THE BASICS SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer. It is a mechanism for encrypting data between your computer and another, as well as verifying the identity of a server. One can specify a special URL to tell a web browser that it needs to open a secure c...
You can retain your current SSL certificate and install it on your new hosting account. The certificate will need to be used for the same domain name, though. If you already own an SSL, create a ticket with our Support department [https://customers.asma...
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