How to renew or revoke an SSL certificate?

Certificate renewal:

The renewal allows to extend the validity of the certificate while maintaining the data contained therein.  Log in to your user account and check the validity of your certificate in the Manage Certificates tab.

 

The purchase of renewal of an SSL certificate consists of the following parts:

  • Choose the Certum SSL certificate renewal in the shop and add the service to the shopping cart
  • After selecting the service(s), check the contents of the shopping cart and then confirm the order by clicking the  Proceed to Checkout button
  • Fill in the address information and make sure the data is entered correctly.
  • Choose the appropriate payment method:
    1. Quick transfer
    2. Standard transfer

 

Activation of certificate renewal

Information about placing an order in the Certum shop is sent to the e-mail address given in the order, and the renewal process can be started from Your account, in the tab Activate Certificates.

 

  • Select the renewal you want to activate from the list and click Activate
  • The SSL certificate activation process consists of such elements as:
    1. Selecting the key delivery method for the certificate
      • CSR (Certificate Signing Request) – a request to sign a certificate; The CSR file will be sent to the certifying institution in order to sign it, i.e. create an appropriate public key
      • Generating a key pair – creating a key pair using Certum CryptoAgent application
    2. Entering data for the certificate to the form
    3. Verification of the data entered in the form Note : after activation, it will not be possible to change the data in the issued certificate
    4. Confirmation of the statement
    5. Verification of access to the domain by selecting 1 of 3 verification methods:
      • verification of the administrator’s e-mail address
      • verification by placing the file on the server
      • verification by placing the TXT record in the DNS database
    6. Providing documents confirming identity / company documents; depending on the type of the SSL certificate and if there is a change of data in the renewed SSL certificate
    7. After positive verification of all the information sent to Certum, a notification of the issue of the certificate is sent to the e-mail address given in the order.

    Certificate revoke:
    An SSL certificate can be revoked:

    • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
      1. through the customer account in the Certum system.
        • log in
        • In the Manage Certificates tab -> select the certificate to be canceled and then click Revoke
      2. by sending by registered mail an official letter requesting the cancelation, signed by the subscriber or an authorized person
      3. by sending a request using a special  form

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