adding a security certificate to our website

we have a security certificate to cover our domain name, which we have added to our mail server.

however, we also have a website which is hosted by a third party, and it cannot be accessed using https://www.domainname.co.uk

can we use the same certificate that we use for our microsoft server to cover our website too, or do we need to purchase another one?

how do we add the certificate to our website?

if anyone can offer any guidance, we would be much obliged.

many thanks
LVL 1
nigelbeatsonAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

MichelangeloConsultantCommented:
if you use a wildcard certificate for your exchange then you're good to go.
Otherwise if you've got a multi domain cert (and most certs are of that type since the cost is similar to simple ssl certs) you can ask your CA emitter to add a SAN (subject alternative name) to the one you're using,
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
ok thanks. so how do we integrate the certificate to our website? we do have multiple names on our certificate which includes domainname.co.uk but i'm unsure as to how we get our website to use it?

thanks
0
MAS (MVE)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
If you have a multi domain cert you can just add that name and install the certificate.
Where is your website hosted now?
0
Powerful Yet Easy-to-Use Network Monitoring

Identify excessive bandwidth utilization or unexpected application traffic with SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack.

nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
it is hosted with our internet service provider who also host our dns.
0
MichelangeloConsultantCommented:
ask to their support: it's usually better than guessing :)
Edit: www.domainname.co.uk is different from domainname.co.uk
1
nigelbeatsonAuthor Commented:
ok i will ask them. i thought i would have to upload the certificate to where our website was physically located and coded into the web pages?

many thanks
0
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
As Michelangelo suggested, first check with your hosting company.

Most hosting companies support simple integration of LetsEncrypt certs, because LE certs are free and can auto update, with no manual intervention.

Check about this option first.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
SSL / HTTPS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.