Explain purchase of SSL certificate and installation like I am 5 years old.
Posted on 2006-11-08
I have done so much research on SSL and hosting and shared SSL that my head is spinning. I believe I have come down to this.
My site is hosted on Crystal Tech which uses a IIS server. I am using PHP and having all kinds of PHP include and session variable problems using crystaltech's shared ssl. I believe I can most easily resolve this by having my own certificate. I DO NOT understand the process starting with asking for a CA and then getting a certificate from GODADDY and then asking Crystaltech to install. Can someone please break this down for me so I understand the process, the costs and the benefits.