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How do I install SSL for a domain?

This step-by-step article describes how to set up Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) in a Windows 2000 Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 development lab environment. Microsoft Certificate Server 2.0 can create many different certificates.

Create a Certificate Request

To create a Web server certificate, follow these steps:
Open the Internet Service Manager Microsoft Management Console (MMC). To do this, click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Service Manager.
Double-click the server name so that you see all the Web sites.
Right-click the Web site where you want to install the certificate, and then click Properties.
Click the Directory Security tab.

You see three security methods. The one you will use to create a certificate request is Secure Communications.
Click Server Certificate. The Certificate Wizard starts. Click Next to continue.
Select Create a new certificate, and then click Next.
Select Prepare the request now, but send it later, and then click Next.
Type a name for your certificate, and then select a bit length. Unless it is needed for your lab, do not select the SGC Certificate check box. (For more information about SGC certificates, see the note at the end of this section.) Click Next to continue.

Type your organization name and the organizational unit (for example, company name and development department). Click Next.
For Common Name, type either the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or the server name. If you are creating a certificate that will be used over the Internet, it is better to use an FQDN. Click Next.
Type your location information, and then click Next.
Type the path and file name where you want to save the certificate information, and then click Next.

NOTE: If you type anything other than the default location and file name, make sure to note the name and location you select, because you must access this file in later steps.
Verify the information that you have typed, and then click Next to complete the process and create the certificate request.
In the Completing the Web Server Certificate Wizard dialog box, click Finish.
Click OK to close the Web site properties.

Submit a Certificate Request

To submit a certificate request, follow these steps:
Open a browser, and then open https://YourWebServerName/certsrv/.
Select Request a Certificate, and then click Next.
Select Advanced Request, and then click Next.
Select the center option, Submit a Certificate Request using a Base64, and then click Next.
In Notepad, open the request document that you created in the first procedure section, “Create a Certificate Request”.
Copy the contents of the document.

The contents look similar to the following:




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Rapid Restore

Backup your entire server’s data every night and have access to 5 days of rolling restore points.  Restore your server’s data, OS and configuration any time you need it.

Our Rapid Restore service saves the day during accidental data loss, hardware failures and virus contraction. Simply pick your recovery point and restore the data from that day. 

DDoS Protection

While our competitors may advertise DDoS protection, most often, they are merely implementing easily evaded router rules or simply black-holing targeted servers. They consider this “DDoS protecting their network.” However, neither of these solutions should give comfort to any online business. Should your site be attacked, chances are likely both of these options will end with your server being taken offline. At Hivelocity, we take the responsibility of keeping your servers online very seriously. For this reason, we offer two very serious forms of DDoS protection.


Every solution we provide includes our Filtering Edge of Network System (FENS). FENS is a series of proprietary systems that proactively monitors and protects the entire Hivelocity Network from most common Denial of Service (DOS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.


For an extra fee, you can enhance your server’s protection further with the addition of our Server Defense System. Our Server Defense System sits in front of your server, inspecting inbound data and looking for malicious traffic. The moment an attack is detected, it instantly begins scrubbing each data packet. Hivelocity’s Server Defense System delivers business continuity even in the face of massive and complex attacks.

Our Server Defense System is like adding an alarm and armed guard to your business, alerting you to and destroying anything attempting to jump that fence. Our Server Defense System utilizes internally developed proprietary systems in addition to Corero’s Threat Defense Smartwalls for data packet scrubbing. Each of our data centers is a scrubbing center with Corero Smartwalls on-premise, allowing us to provide on-prem zero-lag data scrubbing.

SSL Certificates

The security of your online commerce and protecting your customers’ data is as important to us as it is to you. When your customers see the green bar, they will know their connection to you is protected. We offer single domain, multi-domain, and wild-card certificates.

We offer industry leading 128-bit encryption certificates, allowing you to conduct e-commerce with complete security. Inspire confidence in your customers by displaying any number of seals and indicators certifying that your site is secure.

Load Balancing

Adding this service to two servers with identical content will allow you to distribute your load evenly across your hardware. Don’t lose business because you couldn’t handle the demand. Load balance and handle your biggest resource spikes with ease.


Stop attacks, prevent unauthorized access, and achieve regulatory compliance. Our Juniper hardware firewalls offload the work so your server never has to consume resources protecting itself from malicious traffic. A single firewall can be used to protect multiple servers.

Cloud Storage

Cloud storage offers users redundancy and easy accessibility, ensuring your data remains secure and readily available. Scale to as much as you need for only a 20¢/GB.

Cloud Storage is distributed and replicated across many servers, protecting your data from hardware failure. Highly scalable, it can handle thousands of client connections via TCP/IP. Connect to your virtual drive with SFTP, FTP, and SSHMount and in the future NFS and AFP. Cloud Storage is based on a stackable design which is upgradeable up to 2TB per instance.