ITS is pleased to be an official reseller of thawte secure certificates! thawte, a subsidiary of VeriSign, is one of the original Certificate Signing Authorities, which means your new certificate will be compatible with the maximum number of web browsers. Starting at just $149, thawte secure certificates are very competitive with 128-bit encryption certificates from VeriSign ($995) and GeoTrust ($169).
Please note in almost all cases our pricing is lower than going direct to thawte! (but never higher).
There are several varieties of SSL certificate from thawte:
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All thawte certificates include:
- free installation by ITS on web accounts hosted with us
- thawte secure site seal for display on your site
- free reissuance if necessary
Custom SSL certificates will work with our Shared Signature, Standard (including Windows and E-Commerce), and Advanced Hosting accounts. If you are not sure what account type you have or have any questions, please contact support.
To start your order or renewal, please carefully follow the instructions for your hosting account below. In general, the steps are:
- For new thawte certificates only, generate a CSR (certificate signing request) per the instructions below. Be sure to choose the correct web server type.
- For renewal certificates, use your existing CSR.
- To order, please contact ITS Technical Support for assistance.
- Save your CSR code for use when renewing your certificate.
Advanced Hosting Plans
Windows Hosting Plans
In your control panel, under Account Configuration, click SSL CSR Request and follow the directions. The form may mention GeoTrust, but should be used for any SSL certificate.
Shared Signature Hosting Plans
In your control panel, go to the My Website > Add Ons > Digital Certificate page and fill out the form to generate your CSR. Select "Apache-ModSSL" as the web server type.
Explanation of the order form sections you may need to complete:
Generally you should answer "no" to this question unless you are applying for a certificate for a private, internal-only web server.
Generally you will need zero additional licenses unless you have multiple web servers hosting the same domain.
Web Server Software
Choose the web server software specified in the instructions for your hosting account, above.
Corporate Contact Details
A person at your company who will be contacted to authorize the order.
Technical Contact Details
This is the person in charge of installing the certificate on your web server. Please contact ITS for the contact details to use if ITS will be installing your certificate.
Company Contact Details
The name and address of the organization being certified.
Your organization's classification.
Privacy Protection Password
Enter a secure password. You will need this password to view your order status, renew your certificate, and access thawte's web site.
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