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Are *.domain.com wild card SSL certificates expected to or required to only be used by 1 IP?

Such that

site1.domain.com is on ServerX


site2.domain.com is on ServerY

where both servers have unique ip addresses. Is this valid to share the *.domain.com certificate across these servers?

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You can use a wildcard certificate with multiple subdomains across multiple IP addresses. While there is no technical limitation, often Certificate Authorities have licensing restrictions on thier usage.

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I did not realize the single ip facet was a licensing issue, with this information I was able to determine that RapidSSL certificates do not come with this restriction. –  Chris Marisic Oct 21 '10 at 17:52

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