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How do you update SSL certifcate? There are instructions for installing new one

Hi there, I already put my SSL certificate on a year ago. I have the .crt file for the new one but the instructions on the site are only for adding a new one. How do you just update the files?

I have two files ready to add: Your PositiveSSL Certificate - www_mysite_co_nz.crt Your Apache “bundle” file - www_mysite_co_nz.ca-bundle

I’ve put the www_mysite_co_nz.crt file on my server in the same folder as the csr files. What next?

My 000- default.conf now looks like this.

<VirtualHost *:80> ServerName gethappy.co.nz Redirect permanent / https://mysite.co.nz/ </VirtualHost> <VirtualHost *:443> # The ServerName directive sets the request scheme, hostname and port that # the server uses to identify itself. This is used when creating # redirection URLs. In the context of virtual hosts, the ServerName # specifies what hostname must appear in the request’s Host: header to # match this virtual host. For the default virtual host (this file) this # value is not decisive as it is used as a last resort host regardless. # However, you must set it for any further virtual host explicitly.

ServerName mysite.co.nz ServerAlias www.mysite.co.nz SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile /var/www/mysite/www_mysite_co_nz.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /var/www/mysite/mysite.co.nz.key SSLCACertificateFile /var/www/mysite/intermediate.crt ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost

DocumentRoot /var/www/mysite/public

<Directory /var/www/mysite/public>

RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /var/www/mysite/public

AllowOverride All

</Directory>

# Available loglevels: trace8, ..., trace1, debug, info, notice, warn,
# error, crit, alert, emerg.
# It is also possible to configure the loglevel for particular
# modules, e.g.
#LogLevel info ssl:warn

ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined

# For most configuration files from conf-available/, which are
# enabled or disabled at a global level, it is possible to
# include a line for only one particular virtual host. For example the
# following line enables the CGI configuration for this host only
# after it has been globally disabled with "a2disconf".
#Include conf-available/serve-cgi-bin.conf

</VirtualHost>

vim: syntax=apache ts=4 sw=4 sts=4 sr noet


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If you used the same key, you just replace the .crt file and restart your webserver.