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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.
- The custom domain ends in ".illinois.edu".
- 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.
- You can allow for up to 7 days for the SSL certificate to be issued.
- The easiest way to request an SSL certificate for your site is to fill out the: PIE - SSL Certificate Request for Custom Domains form.