The plugin can provide an “AutoSSL”-type functionality.
This is disabled by default.
If enabled, this will, every 12 hours (after renewals are done processing):
What is AutoSSL?
AutoSSL is a cPanel feature that automatically installs and renews Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates for every assigned or parked domain on a Bluehost hosting account.
Is AutoSSL good enough?
AutoSSL offers only Domain Validation SSL from Let’s Encrypt, a sensible option for small blogs and personal websites, but not flexible enough for serious businesses. You can get even better results with an Extended Validation SSL Certificate.
How long does it take for SSL to work?
For standard single-name and wildcard certificates, it can take from a minimum of one hour to several hours, after you approve the SSL certificate. Occasionally, the issuance may take longer and require up to several days. This is the case when some issue occurs during the issuance or validation.
How do I enable AutoSSL?
Enable Domains With AutoSSL
Once you log in to WHM for your server. Search for “Manage AutoSSL” in the upper left-hand search box. Click the “Manage AutoSSL” option from the dropdown list. Next select the AutoSSL provider you want to use, for this example we will choose cPanel (Powered by Comodo).
What is AutoSSL certificate?
When installed on a web server, a certificate will activate the padlock and the HTTPS protocol to allow secure connections from a web server to a browser. AutoSSL is a cPanel feature that automatically installs and renews Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates for every assigned or parked domain on a Bluehost hosting account.
What is AutoSSL in cPanel?
cPanel has recently added a feature for VPS and Dedicated server users called AutoSSL. This interface allows you to install domain-validated SSL certificates on domains setup in cPanel accounts. It also allows you the ability to view the log files and select the users that you can secure with AutoSSL. domain.
What is DV SSL?
DV SSL is an entry-level SSL, it’s issued lightning fast and provides strong encryption. A Domain Validation SSL Certificate provides strong encryption to websites like blogs and brochure sites. A DV SSL can be issued within minutes, making it the go-to option for anyone looking to secure their domain quickly.
What is free SSL certificate?
Free SSL certificates come free as they’re issued by non-profit certificate authorities. Let’s Encrypt, a leading non-profit CA provides SSL/TLS certificates for free. Their purpose is to encrypt the entire web to the extent that HTTPS becomes the norm.
Does Bluehost offer free SSL?
Bluehost now provides free SSL certificates for all assigned and parked domain names set up in your account. In most cases, the SSL will automatically assign and install itself to your new and existing domains; however, some customers may need to manually enable the certificate.