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GoDaddy Domain & SSL (no hosting) - create certificate

I have a GoDaddy domain and just bought a 2-year SSL, thinking that it would be easy enough to link them even though I do not have GoDaddy hosting.


Now, I am stuck with the box where I have to input the CSR. I am using AWS for hosting and am having issues generating the CSR.


I saw elsewhere on the forum that apparently GoDaddy CAN help you link the SSL and domain even without hosting, but was just told via Chat Help that I have to have hosting. Can someone clarify which is true?


Re: GoDaddy Domain & SSL (no hosting) - create certificate

Hi @kasta,


Thanks for posting. An SSL cannot be installed through the domain alone, you'll need to follow the steps in this guide. If you are having issues generating a CSR you'll need to reach out to your hosting provider.



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