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Can I use wildcard ssl certificates with multi domain ucc certs?

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Basically I have only 1 ip address in an Amazon ec2 cloud instance (Amazon up until recently only allowed 1 ip address per instance), but I want to secure multiple sites and their multiple subdomains on that 1 ip address. Can I use wildcard ssl certificates "within" a single UCC ssl certificate?
asked Nov 2, 2012 in SSL Certificates by Jason Moran (820 points)
edited Nov 3, 2012 by administrator

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Indeed you can. Just create the wildcard domains (ie *.sitename.com) in the common name field and/or as a SANS (Subject Alternative Names) when you purchase a UCC (or create one). Most CAs will charge you each wildcard domain as a standard wildcard certificate.
answered Nov 2, 2012 by administrator (2,860 points)

Try this link https://www.ssl.com/faqs/can-i-use-wildcard-domains-in-my-ucc-certificate/  for a more in-depth explanation on how to get multiple wildcards into a single SSL certificate.

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