How to Install my RapidSSL Centos

July 29, 2017 3.9k views
CentOS Apache


I’ve rapid ssl and dont know how to install this to my centos 7 server (my virtual server: domain).

there’s only ubuntu lessons I could see.

1 Answer

Hi @cagkana9f5cd873f5b8188e469

There’s very little difference between SSL certificate installation on CentOS and Ubuntu, since everything is done by Apache/Nginx and OpenSSL, which is the same on both operating systems, but might have slightly different configuration locations.

There’s a fairly generic tutorial for generating certificates and installing them:

And there’s a Apache CentOS tutorial for installing certificate, but since you’re using a commercial certificate, you just need to skip step 2:

by Josh Barnett
SSL is a web protocol used to encrypt a site's information and create a more secure connection. The certificate system also assists users in verifying the identity of the sites that they are connecting with. In this guide, we will show you how to set up a self-signed SSL certificate for use with an Apache web server on a CentOS 7 VPS.
  • thank you, but how can I make it in my virtual host?

    example; my file has it;

    <VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/
    ErrorLog /var/www/
    CustomLog /var/www/ combined

    how should I change it?

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