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Requesting SSL certificates for webhosting

Requesting SSL certificates for webhosting


As the contact person for a website, you can first log in to the webhosting portal.

  • Under "My URLs" you will find your website
  • Click on "Details" and then on "Request SSL".
  • You will receive an e-mail, which includes a request file
  • This file must be uploaded to the DFN-PKI portal as a server certificate in order to then fill out the rest of the application.
  • Now send the application in a signed, preferably encrypted, e-mail to:
  • Once the process is complete, you will receive the PEM file by e-mail.
    • You send this PEM file to us by e-mail
    • We install your certificate on the web server


SSL requests for domains can be processed immediately. For external domains, a manual check may be necessary.
If you receive a corresponding error message when uploading the certificate request, please contact the IT Service Desk.

last changed on 06/02/2022

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