webserver mailserver certificates same?

April 21, 2014 1k views
Can I / should I use the same certificate for both iredmail and apache? I already got one for apache from StartSLL but want to add a mail server to my same domain name. https://myname.us
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Yes, you can use the same certificate however a certificate with a CN of "yourdomain.com" and an Alternative Name of "www.mydomain.com" will not work on a mail droplet that has its hostname set to "mail.mydomain.com".

Since StartSSL is free, it wouldn't hurt to get a separate certificate for the mail server.
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