Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is a protocol that is used to encrypt the information exchanged between a server and its users. The practical application of employing an SSL is to secure the info which customers submit on your site - a login page, a payment page if you run an Internet store, and so on. Any information they type in in any box on the site will be submitted securely to the server, so their login or payment details will be protected from being accessed by unauthorized people. Typically, an SSL certificate requires a dedicated IP address to be installed, meaning that the overall cost for your online presence will be bigger. While this may not be a problem for a larger firm, it might matter for a non-profit organization or a small online store that doesn't generate big revenue if additional money should be spent. This is the reason why we have taken advantage of an extension known as Server Name Indication (SNI) and we have made it possible to use a shared server IP address to set up an SSL certificate.

Shared SSL IP in Hosting

Due to the fact that we offer SSL certificates with our hosting solutions, you can very easily secure your site and use a shared IP address with just several clicks. The option will be available during the order process, therefore if you have a dedicated IP, you'll be able to use it, but if you do not have one and you do not want to pay for this kind of a service, you'll be able to use the shared IP, which has been set up specifically for SSLs. The certificate will work in the very same way as if it had a dedicated IP address and the only difference shall be that if anyone attempts to open the IP address as a URL, they won't see your Internet site. Given that our system features an auto-configuration option, the SSL shall be installed automatically once it is issued, so you shall not need to do anything on your end after you approve it. In this way, you could have a protected and reliable site without having to spend extra money for that.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host a website in a semi-dedicated server account from our company and you wish to secure the information of your site visitors, you will be able to use a shared IP address which has been configured for SSL certificates with only a couple of mouse clicks. You can pick this option inside the SSL order wizard that you'll find within the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you can even select the certificate to be set up for the particular domain or subdomain automatically by our system. That way everything could be set up for you on the shared IP the minute you approve the SSL. With this service we give you the chance to protect the data of your website users at no additional cost and without affecting the way the SSL shall encode the info in any way. The sole main difference from using a dedicated address is that your website won't be accessible if you type the shared IP instead of the domain/subdomain within the Internet browser address bar.