PIE, SSL Certificates

Websites hosted on Publish are protected by SSL by default at their publish.illinois.edu/sitename address and illinois.edu custom domains. Some custom domains require additional steps to configure SSL.

When creating a website on Publish.Illinois.Edu, your site is automatically assigned a URL of the form https://publish.illinois.edu/sitename. The default SSL certificate for the Publish server will allow your website visitors to access your site over HTTPS.

It is possible to map a Publish website to a custom domain. Publish will automatically issue SSL certificates for custom domains that meet all of these requirements:
  1. The custom domain ends in ".illinois.edu". 
  2. The custom domain currently points to publish.illinois.edu. If you visit your domain and it loads your Publish web page then it is correctly pointing to your site.
  3. You can allow for up to 7 days for the SSL certificate to be issued.
If you do not meet all of these requirements or have concerns then additional steps are required to configure SSL access for your site.
You will need your publish URL, custom domain name, and department. There is no longer a charge associated with SSL certificate requests.

Keywords:ssl, publish, pie, custom-domain   Doc ID:78067
Owner:Web H.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2017-11-07 13:22 CDTUpdated:2021-03-17 12:49 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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