Every site on AMIMOTO comes with an included SSL Certificate for HTTPS. To sure your WordPress site enable this by logging in and navigating to your servers management page.

Register and assign a domain 

Every site on AMIMOTO comes with an included SSL Certificate for HTTPS. To sure your WordPress site enable this by logging in and navigating to your servers management page.

 

TL:DR

  1. View servers settings using the Manage button.
  2. Select Option
  3. Navigate to [To SSL certificate management]
  4. Request a new SSL Cert for the desired domain name.
  5. Submit your request then check and approve the verification email.
  6. Assign the domain available domain to your site.

 

Request an New SSL Certificate

View servers settings & Navigate to SSL / Cert Settings

Navigate to SSL / Certificated under option menu. Add your desired domain name and alternative domains you'd like.

Alternative domains can be different TLD domains or they can be sub domains of the primary TLD.

 

Request a new SSL

Submit your request and check for the verification emails. The verification emails go to the 

Add your Domain Name and Subject Alternative Names if you have any, then submit your request for a new Certificate.

Please note

No wild card SSL (e.g. *.example.com  ) are acceptable. If the domain name is different then the original name you've required setting up your server, please let us know when submitting this request.

After submitting this request you'll see a Domain Verification information window.

Make sure that save these information.

The email address used for this request is the one listed on the domains registrar. It may be different from your AMIMOTO account email.

It will check the following addresses but may include additional emails:
 

Add DNS records to validate.

Note:
Domain validation should be done within 72 hours since your request. If you could not, you should make a request again.

Goto ControlPanel of your DNS provider, and set up DNS records for DNS authentication.
Here is example for Route 53 of AWS.

Create record and input value of DNS record you copied above, then click [Create]

  

Assign a newly approved domain

Once you have verified a domain to use, navigate to the servers settings again and select the site you'd like to activate with HTTPS.

The available and verified domains will appear under the WordPress settings and HTTPS settings panel.

If the domain status is available, you can attach that domain to your site. If the status if Pending or Validating you may still need to validate your domain or it's currently in progress.

Back to AMIMOTO Dashboard, the domain name you requested is Detached status. It stands for DNS authentication is finished and ready to attach.

You can find it as [Attach SSL] on Installed WordPress section, Click it to attach it to domain.

Succeeded: 

Let's make change DNS setting after SSL attach has succeeded.

If the status is Pending_Validation, validation is undone. Change TTL of DNS records and wait for validation has done.

Errors on Status

Pending_Validation
The validation is undone. Change TTL of DNS records and wait for validation has done.

Verification_Timed_Out
Server could not complete domain validation within 72 hours since you've made a request and you cannot assign domain/SSL to your WordPress.
Remove the domain name and request the certification again.

If you cannot remove domain name, contact to support desk.

 

 

Assign a newly approved domain

Once you have verified a domain to use, navigate to the servers settings again and select the site you'd like to activate with HTTPS.

The available and verified domains will appear under the WordPress settings and HTTPS settings panel.

If the domain status is available, you can attach that domain to your site. If the status if Pending or Validating you may still need to validate your domain or it's currently in progress.

 

Setting up your CNAME with your DNS Provider

DNS server requires CNAME records to set it up.
Copy CNAME which ends with cloudfront.net . In the above sample it is d1t5blf5zezlzg.cloudfront.net
 

Set up DNS and make your site public

Go to  your DNS service provider like AWS Route 53, Go Daddy, )

Name:  www.example.com
Type:  CNAME
Value: d1t5blf5zezlzg.cloudfront.net (replace with provided CNAME in CDN List)

 

Test access for your domain with your browser

In this case, the URL will be https://www.example.com.

With AMIMOTO, we apply SSL certification to your domain(s) so that you and your clients can get secure access to the site.

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