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SSL/TLS for Web Servers and Hosting Systems


This workload is applicable for the manual creation, installation and renewal of a SSL/TLS certificate in a web server.

The web servers may include :

  • Apache
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Nginx
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Other web servers and hosting systems


Step 1 : Create the SSL/TLS Certificate

  • Create the SSL/TLS certificate in the RCL Portal by using either the :
  • The Stand Alone option allows for one domain on a certificate, the SAN options allow for two domains on a single certificate.

Step 2 : Install the SSL/TLS Certificate in a Web Server

Step 3 : Renewing a SSL/TLS Certificate

SSL/TLS Certificates will expire within 90 days. Follow these instructions to renew the certificate.

  • Delete the SSL/TLS certificate in the RCL Portal
  • Create a new certificate using the ‘Stand Alone’ or ‘Stand Alone SAN’ option
  • Remove the old certificate and re-install the new one in your web server