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v:0.7.2:custom_domain [2012/05/31 03:33]
adam [What the Custom Subdomain Option Is]
v:0.7.2:custom_domain [2017/04/26 07:02] (current)
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 ===== Common Questions ===== ===== Common Questions =====
 ==== I can get a SSL Certificate for way cheaper. What gives? ==== ==== I can get a SSL Certificate for way cheaper. What gives? ====
-Yes, you can, but SSL Certificates require the overhead of setup, renewals, as well as dedicated IPs. Further pieces that are hard costs for us (in addition to the cert itself and the dedicated IP address) are additional firewall configuration;​ web application firewall configuration and setup with the SSL certificate (so the WAF can decrypt the traffic); DNS queries; load balancing; DNS failover; monitoring; and security scans.+Yes, you can get a certificate for cheaper, but SSL Certificates require the overhead of setup, renewals, as well as dedicated IPs. Further pieces that are hard costs for us (in addition to the cert itself and the dedicated IP address) are additional firewall configuration;​ web application firewall configuration and setup with the SSL certificate (so the WAF can decrypt the traffic); DNS queries; load balancing; DNS failover; monitoring; and security scans.
  
 +For this reason, we do allow you to provide your own certificate,​ but we charge //more// for this option, because it's much more labor intensive for us to set up and facilitate renewals. The actual cost of the certificate is actually not the main cost for our custom certs, for what it's worth.

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