Search The Hostwinds Guides Knowledge Base

How to Renew an SSL Certificate

How Do I Renew an SSL Certificate? In order to renew an SSL certificate, you need only to purchase a new certificate for the domains in question. The process of both purchasing a new SSL and purchasing a renewed SSL are identical, and can be a multi-step process that requires your input at various steps.  … Read More…

How to Purchase an SSL Certificate from Hostwinds

Hostwinds offers two types of SSLs and makes it quick and easy for you to get started using. Here are the details for each and how to order from your Client Area: Hostwinds SSL   Basic SSLs: Make sure that all of your data is secure and confidential. We will provide you with an up … Read More…

What is an SSL Certificate?

A Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate, when installed, encrypts information and transactions to securely transfer it from browser to web server safely. They work by using a cryptographic system where two keys bind to the data, padlocking it. The first key is a private key that only the recipient knows. The second key is a … Read More…