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Installing GoDaddy SSL Certificates on Media Temple DV Plesk

Eat.Sleep.Work. has been a GoDaddy customer since…who knows, like 12 years now. Coincidentally, we’ve been hosting with Media Temple since 2007; and recently GoDaddy has acquired the Culver City based hosting company. I just installed a SSL certificate for a client of ours and had a bit of trouble finding the right documentation to install it from GoDaddy into our Media Temple VPS’ Plesk control panel. It took some digging: An hour of my time, 3 or 4 Google searches later and 5 or 6 tabs open in Google Chrome. This should have taken 15 min. Purchase the SSL Certificate So…started at GoDaddy.com and clicked on Web Security, then SSL Certificate. I purchased the ‘Protect One Website’ option. After adding it to my cart, I decided to go ‘balls out’ and purchase the holy grail of SSL Certificates, the¬†Premium SSL EV. Cue the Ooos and Ahhs. After going through the checkout process, I get this page: Exciting right? Clicking on this button takes me to: Note: I got a little freaked out after I made my purchase and this SSL Certificate section was blank. Give it a couple minutes and it’ll auto-refresh. Also, you’ll see that I have 2 SSL […]

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