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Have people here succesfully installed an SSL certificate by using SNI (server name identification) on a Plesk server?

Can you please tell me how you have done it? I am a little wary of updating Apache to a version that has SNI, because it might break the compatibility with Plesk.

I want to install an SSL certificate on a domain without a dedicated IP. So https://domain does not give a warning message in Firefox-4. I am aware not all browsers support SNI.

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SSL binds to the port and not the name. There is no such thing as SSL virtual hosts - unless - you use UCC cert with additional SANs.

However, you need to know all your hostnames at time of purchase of the certificate to do that. And you too, have to be in charge of all domains included in the cert.

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I am talking about SSL certificates for https://-usage... I want to install an SSL certificate on a domain without a dedicated IP. –  ujjain May 20 '11 at 22:41
Not quite true: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_Name_Indication –  SmallClanger May 20 '11 at 22:42
SmallClanger. That's true, I shouldn't have used the phrase "no such thing as." What I meant was, that as long as it is not widely supported about anywhere, then it should be used with caution. –  Frands Hansen May 20 '11 at 22:48

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