mapping SSL certificate to web site

There are multiple web sites running on IIS 7.5 .

F.e. ,

Is that possible to map 1 SSL certificate to 1 website  as it works on Apache?

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Russ SuterSenior Software DeveloperCommented:
Yes. You can assign an SSL certificate in the bindings section of IIS. Each website can (and should) have its own certificate which you can select from a dropdown when you bind the HTTPS protocol.
D_BatonaAuthor Commented:
As I see some people state that only one certificate can be on the same IP/port number.
Can you confirm that it is not true?

Benjamin Van DitmarsSr Network EngineerCommented:
Yes and no. you can only bind one certificate to one ip address. but iis can run as reverse proxy server. and the proxy is connected to youre server ip. and it sends the request of every website to a different instance
D_BatonaAuthor Commented:
IIS is on hoster side. I dont have 2 much control to play with proxy.

So if two IIS based  web-sites are using the same IP address and default 443 port I can not install two separate SSL certificates , correct?

And I should go with Apache witch allow me to do it easy.

Russ SuterSenior Software DeveloperCommented:
If you had full access to the IIS control panel then you could assign separate certificates. The certificate is bound to the website, not the IP address the website is using. Using this and host headers you could have more than one completely independent domain served on the same IP address, each with unique certificates. Since you're running in a hosted environment though your options may be more limited. It's best to talk to the hosting provider and ask them.

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