On cpanel server many of customer want to use the shared server to access the website and this need to installed on the server :

To successfully utilize shared SSL, please use the following format:


Shared Example:


Reseller Example:


These examples use bill as the cPanel username. Substitute your correct cPanel username for bill above.

To install it on server side either you can install it from whm or from backend by editing the http configuration file with below code for example :

<VirtualHost xx.xx.xx.xx.xx:443>
ServerName serverhostname.com
ServerAlias www.serverhostname.com
DocumentRoot /usr/local/apache/htdocs
ServerAdmin webmaster@serverhostname.com
UseCanonicalName Off
CustomLog /usr/local/apache/domlogs/serverhostname.com combined
CustomLog /usr/local/apache/domlogs/serverhostname.com-bytes_log “%{%s}t %I .\n%{%s}t %O .”
## User nobody # Needed for Cpanel::ApacheConf
<IfModule mod_suphp.c>
suPHP_UserGroup nobody nobody
<IfModule itk.c>
# For more information on MPM ITK, please read:
#   http://mpm-itk.sesse.net/
AssignUserID nobody nobody
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /usr/local/apache/htdocs/cgi-bin/
SSLEngine on

SSLCertificateFile /var/cpanel/ssl/installed/certs/serverhostname.com_cd21e_fde1b_1418012548_ccfebd6152bebc7ca120bd58d00de166.crt
SSLCertificateKeyFile /var/cpanel/ssl/installed/keys/cd21e_fde1b_1a278943cfc23f2779b5f7f30aef047c.key
SSLCACertificateFile /var/cpanel/ssl/installed/cabundles/GeoTrust_Inc__bb67436bf97b9f75568011c3b6ced629_1582065905.cabundle
CustomLog /usr/local/apache/domlogs/serverhostname.com-ssl_log combined
SetEnvIf User-Agent “.*MSIE.*” nokeepalive ssl-unclean-shutdown
<Directory “/usr/local/apache/htdocs/cgi-bin”>
SSLOptions +StdEnvVars

# To customize this VirtualHost use an include file at the following location
# Include “/usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/ssl/2/nobody/serverhostname.com/*.conf”


Andrew J


Technical Support Department

, Hostripples Web Hosting
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