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Comodo offers all its users a feature of unlimited re-issuance of their SSL certificates at no extra cost. However, a user can re-issue only an SSL certificate that is active and it depends on the SSL certificate’s type. Also, users should bear in mind that the re-issuing of a certificate requires domain-control validations and may further need the authentication of company details.
Before getting too much into the details about the process of re-issuing an SSL certificate, let’s quickly go over some of the most common reasons for reissuing an SSL certificate.
Users should consider re-issuing their SSL certificate if:
** ONLY in case of Comodo SSL certificates, re-issuance procedure will allow users to modify the common name of Comodo certificate from ‘www.yourdomain.com’ to ‘secure.yourdomain.com’. In this case, only the sub-domain can be changed, however no changes can be made to the domain. Change of common name from www.yourdomain.com to www.anotherdomain.com or secure.anotherdomain.com is not allowed.
Please follow the simple steps mentioned below if you wish to re-issue an SSL certificate purchased from Comodo.
To start off with, you need to generate a new CSR for your certificate. Please click here to find detailed instructions about creating a new CSR. Once you’ve gone through all the instructions, you can generate your CSR using our blazing fast CSR Generator tool. Proceed as directed below after you have successfully generated a new CSR:
An important point to remember while re-issuing: If you are opting for an SSL certificate re-issuance because of a potential security breach (like Heartbleed) of your private key, then you must create a new CSR request and private key. It is advisable not to use the existing CSR or private key.
In case you need a detailed, step-by-step procedure about installing an SSL certificate, you can refer to any of the links given below:
Steps to install Comodo SSL certificate on an Apache web server
How to install Comodo SSL certificate on Microsoft IIS 8 & IIS 8.5
Click here to access detailed installation guides for various servers
If your certificate has expired, you’ll need to renew your certificate rather than re-issue it. Click here to renew a certificate…
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