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Chances are you arrived at this page because you received a NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED error in Google Chrome that looked a bit like this:
Unfortunately, this is not a client-side error, meaning that this problem has to be fixed by the website owner or manager.
If you’re not the website manager:
Don’t proceed past this warning. Contact the website owner with:
This problem is caused when the SSL certificate (the technology that enables HTTPS security) for the website you’re visiting has been revoked by the Certificate Authority that issued it. There are a number of reasons this could have happened:
Regardless of the reason, until the website deals with the issue and replaces the revoked SSL certificate with a new one, you should avoid the website as it is not secure.
Unfortunately, if you’re seeing this error message that means your SSL certificate has been revoked.
Fortunately, it’s a pretty easy fix:
We recommend replacing your SSL certificate ASAP because this is a global error – all of your website users are getting browser errors.
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If you were using a business authentication SSL certificate (OV or EV), you may want to consider temporarily getting a DV certificate like a Comodo PositiveSSL to get your website back up quickly. You can get a DV certificate validated and issued in about 5 minutes or less. You can then go ahead and get a new OV/EV certificate to install later once that longer validation process has been completed.
Additionally, do not re-use a CSR or Private Key with your new certificate. Make sure that you replace everything so there isn’t any carryover from your previous issues.
We hope that helps you resolve your NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED issue. As always, if you have any more questions our Customer Experience team is waiting by on chat.