Rekey my certificate
Note: If you were impacted by the recent security incident affecting Managed WordPress customers, and you're using:
- The integrated SSL certificate - This is the SSL that was included with your Managed WordPress plan. We're in the process of automatically keying and reinstalling that certificate. No action is needed on your part.
- A standalone SSL certificate - One that was purchased separately from your Managed WordPress plan. Follow the directions in the Re-key my Managed WordPress standalone SSL certificate article.
You should re-key your SSL certificate when:
- You change the domain name (common name) of your SSL.
- You want to change your SSL certificate's issuing organization. For more information, see Using the Right Issuing Organization for Your SSL.
- Your server crashes.
- You lose your private key.
- You move your website to a new server.
- Before you can re-key your SSL certificate, you must generate a new certificate signing request (CSR) from your Web server. For instructions, see Generate a CSR (certificate signing request).
- Don't revoke unless you are certain you want to cancel the existing certificate. When you revoke, the SSL credit is canceled and you can't re-key the certificate.
- You need to download and install your new certificate within 72 hours of re-keying your certificate to keep your server secure when the old certificate is terminated.
- Go to your GoDaddy product page.
- Select SSL Certificates and select Manage for the certificate you want to rekey.
- Select Rekey your certificate.
- In the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) field, paste your new CSR, including ----BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST---- and ----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST----, and then select Add Change.
- Select Submit All Changes.
Your newly re-keyed certificate will become available shortly after submitting the new CSR, and we'll email you when the certificate is available.
- After you receive the issuance email, you need to download your newly keyed certificate.
- You must install the SSL certificate within 72 hours of issuance to keep your server secure.
- During the re-key process, you may have to verify your certificate request.You'll get an email from us if this is necessary.
- If you're using a standalone SSL certificate on a Managed WordPress plan, follow the directions in Re-key my Managed WordPress standalone SSL certificate.