Just wanted to say that I'm quite satisfied with Godaddy's SSL certificate generation.
SSL certs generation with Godaddy is dramatically more easy and intuitive than with certs bought from Enom.com.
To generate a new certificate with Godaddy, login to your godaddy account, press My Account -> SSL Certificates
Godaddy does grant you new credits whenever you have purchased a new ssl certificate for them, 1 credit is equal to one certificate.
You later use this credit to get your SSL certificate which will appear in the list of ssl certificates.
To manage the new certificate I had to press over Manage Certificate
Next over 3 steps it's necessery to place a newly generated CSR file to generate the CSR file I issued:
/usr/bin/openssl genrsa -des3 -out www.domain.com.key 2048
Enter pass phrase for www.domain.com.key:
debian:~# /usr/bin/openssl req -new -key /home/hipo/www.domain.com.key -out /home/hipo/www.domain.com.csr
There is a field which requires you to paste in the newly generates csr file with the above command in Godaddy's SSL generation step 2.
Step 3 does not require anything special.
After this steps if the domain for which an SSL cert is generated doesn't contain some specific banned words which prohibits automatic approval of a certificate an email is received in the email set for the godaddy account.
After Godaddy approves the generation of the respective ssl cert it starts appearing in the menu: Manage Certificates -> Certificates tick over to choose the common name of your certificate and a button a bit above with a green down arrow will turn green.
Press over it and you will be offered a menu whether you can choose the version of the webserver for which you will need the newly generated SSL certificate to install on.
In my case it was Apache so I choose Apache, gt the certificate put it and install it to apache and restart Apache and you're done.
For some more thorough instructions on how to install a SSL certificate I recommend you to check my previous article here
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