Setting Up an SSL Certificate Managed by IONOS (SSL Starter / SSL Starter Advanced / SSL Starter Wildcard)

For Web Hosting

To use your SSL Certificate with your website, set it up through IONOS. The SSL certificate is then issued fully automatically and installed and activated on your web space.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Your package contains an uninstalled SSL certificate of
    typeSSL Starter
    GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium ( SSL Starter Advanced)
    GeoTrust Quick SSL Premium Wildcard ( SSL Starter Wildcard)
  • Your domain and the website to be secured are in the same hosting package.
  • Your domain is ready (Status: Active)

Setup procedure

  • Log on to IONOS and select the relevant contract.
  • Under Domains, click Manage SSL Certificates.
  • In the certificate overview, click the SSL certificate with the status Not set up.
  • Under Domain Assignment, select the domain (or subdomain) to which the SSL certificate is to be issued.
  • Read the terms of use and confirm them by checking the box. Then click Set Up SSL Certificate.

When the setup is complete, a check mark will appear under Status (press F5 to refresh your browser view).