Get Paid to Participate - up to $1 per post!     Twitter     Facebook     Google+
Hosting Discussion
 

Hosting Discussion > Web Hosting Forums > Essential Software & Control Panels > Installation of 2048 bit SSL certificate
forgot password?



Reply


Old
  Post #1 (permalink)   01-19-2009, 03:36 PM
HD Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1

Status: mitchnelson is offline
Hello All.

We have generated 2048 bit CSR using Apache openssl and installed 2048 bit certificate in CPanel. But its not working its giving us the below error message while browsing the site in firefox.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to domainname.com.
SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.
(Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long)

The page you are trying to view can not be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

* Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.

We found that 2048 bit is not supported by CPanel. Does any body know the issue and can let us know how we can install 2048 bit certificate in CPANEL or APACHE or can let us know any alternatives.
__________________
SSL Certificates @ $12
www.**************.com

Wildcard Certificates @ $159
www.**************.com
 
 
 


Old
  Post #2 (permalink)   01-22-2009, 06:18 AM
HD Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 46

Status: TopQHost is offline
Did you have any luck? I see the 2048 bit option just added under cPanel's CSR generation page in WHM. I'm pretty sure I didn't see this before. So, it looks like some work may be going towards this???
__________________
TopQHost - We Provide Affordable Web Hosting with Top Quality Service
 
 
 


Old
  Post #3 (permalink)   01-24-2009, 11:42 PM
HD Master
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: India
Posts: 275

Status: engineerroy2008 is offline
What is the use of 2048 bit ssl certificate, are u using some restricted sites ? Normal ssl certificates are not suitable for this?
 
 
 


Old
  Post #4 (permalink)   02-24-2009, 12:29 AM
HD Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 3

Status: mark_ssltech is offline
2048 bit use for VeriSign EV product, am I right?
 
 
 


Old
  Post #5 (permalink)   01-22-2011, 09:07 PM
HD Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 5

Status: R-n-R is offline
I know this is a very old post, but I did find this thread doing a Google Search so if I found it other might as well, so might as well have some update info here.

As of the past several months just about ALL SSL Certificate vendors now ONLY issue 2048 bit certificates. If there still some that issue 1024 bit they will not for long.

With the 2048 bit certificates just about all 2048 bit Certificates require a Intermediate Certificate (chain certificate) to go with the the 3rd party SSL Certificate that you purchased. With a LOT of 1024 bit certificates expiring and coming up for renewal they will need to be replaced with 2048 bit certificates but give very little if any instructions that you will need to add the Intermediate Certificate before it will work properly.

We have and others have had much difficultly with cPanel trying to get the 2048 bit with the bundles installed correctly. Most of the time having to manually install the 2048 certificate with the CABundle.

Do your home work other wises your site you could start having a LOT of shopping cart abandonment when your customer sees SSL Certificate issues.

Good luck out there.
 
 


Old
  Post #6 (permalink)   04-20-2011, 05:52 AM
HD Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Florida
Posts: 46
Send a message via ICQ to pinellashosting Send a message via AIM to pinellashosting Send a message via MSN to pinellashosting Send a message via Yahoo to pinellashosting

Status: pinellashosting is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by engineerroy2008 View Post
What is the use of 2048 bit ssl certificate, are u using some restricted sites ? Normal ssl certificates are not suitable for this?
2048 is the standard these days.
__________________
Hivelocity
Sparknode
 
 
 


Old
  Post #7 (permalink)   04-20-2011, 11:12 AM
HD Wizard
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 2,264

Status: handsonhosting is offline
Definitely an old thread from 2009 when the 2048-bit certs were only coming on the market. Maybe this thread should be locked?

cPanel shouldn't have any problem installing 2048-bit certificates. You do need the KEY, CRT and CA Bundles when installing, but this should be standard on any certificate these days.
__________________
Emerson Nogueira
http://www.HandsOnWebHosting.com
cPanel Web Hosting, Domain Registration, Managed VPS Servers
 
 
 


Old
  Post #8 (permalink)   05-21-2011, 02:41 AM
HD Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 146

Status: hostloc is offline
no issue any more, this thread can be locked since problem gone.
__________________
Hosting Reviews | Hosting Coupon
Find the most suitable web hosting for your site
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools

New Post New Post   Old Post Old Post
Posting Rules:
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Sponsored By: