Install Free SSL On Websites Hosted On Directadmin Hosting

This tutorial shows you how to set up Let’s Encrypt free SSL certificate on your website(s) hosted on Directadmin web hosting control panel.

Step 1 – Login to Directadmin panel using your username and password. Usually, the URL is at https://yourdomain.com:2222/

Step 2 – Once you logged in, choose your domain that you wish to install free SSL (if you have more than one domain in one hosting account).

Step 3 – Click on the SSL Certificates menu

Step 4 – Choose “Free & automatic certificate from Let’s Encrypt” as shown in the image below.

Step 5 – Choose on which domain and/or sub-domains you wish to install the certificates on.

This example shows you that installation will be done on the main domain and two sub-domains.

Step 6 – There are some advanced options displayed. You can simply leave it as it is then click the Save button.

Step 7 – Wait for the task to finish. Once succeed, you’ll see something like this.

Step 8 – Congratulation! You have successfully installed free SSL on your website.

Easy as pie isn’t it?

What’s next?

You can test the validity of newly installed SSL at https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/

The result will be similar to this:

That’s it and enjoy!

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