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(WHM >> Home >> SSL/TLS >> Purchase and Install an SSL Certificate)


This interface allows you to log in to a user's cPanel interface to purchase an SSL certificate for them through cPanel's SSL/TLS Wizard  interface (cPanel >> Home >> Security >> SSL/TLS Wizard). 

The interface displays a list of cPanel accounts on the server and their primary domain names.


Certificate Authority Authentication (CAA) records in the domain's zone file restrict which Certificate Authorities (CA) may issue certificates for that domain. If no CAA records exist for a domain, all CAs can issue certificates for that domain. If conflicting CAA records already exist, remove the existing CAA records or add one for the desired CA.

For example, a CAA record for Sectigo® would resemble the following example, where example.com represents the domain name:

example.com. 86400 IN CAA 0 issue "sectigoca.com"

You can manage CAA records through WHM's Edit DNS Zone interface (WHM >> Home >> DNS Functions >> Edit DNS Zone) or through cPanel's Zone Editor interface (cPanel >> Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor).

For more information about a CA's requirements, read their documentation.


This interface automatically enables the following required features to purchase and install SSL certificates from cPanel's SSL/TLS Wizard interface (cPanel >> Home >> Security >> SSL/TLS Wizard) for the user:

  • cPanel Market — market
  • SSL Host Installer — sslinstall
  • SSL/TLS Wizard — tls_wizard

For more information, read our Feature Manager documentation.