Intermediate CA Certificates: Symantec – Geotrust – Thawte – RapidSSL

Certificate Authorities will almost always require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to have SSL/TLS Certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Think of them as supplementary certificates that help the trust of your SSL Certificate to all the different browsers, and operating systems that exist out in the world. If you are having Trust issues on certain browsers, and other browsers are fine, then more than likely you’re missing the installation of an Intermediate CA. Intermediate CA’s also known as Chain Certificates are usually sent to you within or attached to your email SSL Certificate Fulfillment email. Alternatively you can always manually retrieve them from our website. Intermediate CA Certificates are unique and dependent on the product type […]

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RapidSSL Intermediates

RapidSSL SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the RapidSSL intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your RapidSSL certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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RapidSSL Roots

Below are the RapidSSL Root Certificates for all RapidSSL  SHA2 products. RapidSSL  Rapid SSL Wildcard To download your Root CA certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your RapidSSL certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Do not use Word or Notepad ++ as they like to add characters and corrupt the code. Save the file with a .txt, .cer, .crt or .pem extension depending on your server type. For hosting environments typically there is a […]

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