Managing SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates provide a way to secure communications between your server and your customers web client, such as a Chrome, IE, Firefox and many others. Although SSL certificates can be used for many different purposes other then securing web browser traffic, these notes primarily are centered around securing web client traffic to your server. Another value to the SSL certificate is validation of the business ownership of the domain by a third party.

SSL Certificate Types
SSL Certificate Vendors
Generating Wild Card SSL Certificate Request “CSR”
Generating SSL Certificate Request
Configure Nginx with SSL
Configure SSL on Apache