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i've bought a "Protect 1 Website" ssl from godaddy

, and requested and downloaded a cert for domain "", but when i access, the browser url bar display a error "ssl address mismatch", i'm wondering if i access (the is point to another server now), will this error still occur?

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Could you give some more information about the certificate? Is this a wildcard certificate, does it have SAN's, what's the issued to address? – Reaces May 8 '14 at 8:18
it is not a wildcard – hkguile May 8 '14 at 8:20
Sorry, are you saying that you've bought a non-wildcard certificate for the domain name, and it doesn't work when you use it to access the domain, and you're surprised? Have I understood correctly? – MadHatter May 8 '14 at 8:22
I'm afraid your certificate is not as all inclusive as you wish it to be, you'll need a wildcard for what you want to do. I suggest reading: – Reaces May 8 '14 at 8:28

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Subdomains are not included. If you want to protect subdomains take a wildcard certificate or purchase a certificate for the subdomain.

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The only exception might be that most certificates these days include the alternative name without extra cost. So your access to might still be OK. – Reaces May 8 '14 at 8:26
You can find that out easily by looking at the certificate – MichelZ May 8 '14 at 10:57

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