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Does A2 Hosting Support Let's Encrypt?

Yes, all new A2 Hosting accounts support Let's Encrypt.

Using an SSL certificate from a recognized Certificate Authority is recommended for best results when enabling SSL. Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open Certificate Authority, and is recognized by most modern browsers. Let's Encrypt is supported for all new A2 Hosting accounts, and certificates may even be generated automatically for immediate use.

  • cPanel-based Shared and Reseller hosting accounts have Let's Encrypt enabled by default.
    Although Let's Encrypt is enabled by default, there may be occasions when it cannot automatically generate an SSL certificate for an account. For more information, please see this article.
  • For Plesk-based (Windows) hosting accounts, you can quickly and easily enable Let's Encrypt through the user interface.
  • For Managed VPS and Dedicated hosting accounts, you can request installation and activation from A2 Hosting support.
  • For Core and Unmanaged products, you can install and configure Let's Encrypt yourself.

For more information regarding Let's Encrypt for your account type, please see the Related Articles section below.