How would I add an SSL certificate on a domain alias for previewing before going live without the primary domain pointing to the server already?
Problem is: SSL certificate issuing is erroring out because the primary domain does not point to the server yet (which is intended).
Any help is appreciated!
That’s a really good question!
The only way I can think of from the Cleavr UI is to create another site using the alias domain as the primary and set it as a staging site and the copy ‘prod to staging’.
Otherwise, you could do it manually from the server terminal (or from Cleavr as a quick command / script). However, if you do that then you’ll need to remember to go to
/root/.acme.sh and remove the cert once you add the cert for the primary domain so that it doesn’t interfere with renewals.
@amiedema Thank you for your response. Yeah that would probably be a solution.
Just curious: Why do we have the option to add multiple SSL certificates in Cleavr UI when it’s always adding the primary domain to it? I wonder about the use case.
Thanks, have a great day!
When adding alternate domains, we need to create a whole new cert that includes primary domain and all alternates.