Cloned Linode Privacy Error

Linode Staff


This is a new Linode I just cloned from $ It seems to be working already, except that I'm always greeted by this message by Chrome:

This server could not prove that it is www.$; its security certificate is from $ This may be caused by a misconfiguration or an attacker intercepting your connection.

Can you please help me remove the original server's security certificate from this cloned server? I tried looking for a solution but couldn't find any.

Thank you very much in advance!

Cloud Manager Version: 1.9.1

1 Reply

Hey there,

Since it looks like you're running Apache, updating your website's SSL certificate should be pretty easy!

If you haven't already, you'll need to get a valid certificate for your $ An easy and free way to do this to use Lets' Encrypt and their CertBot package.

Once you have that certificate, you'll need to update your website's virtual host config file to point to the new certificates, enable the Apache SSL mod, and then restart Apache. We have a great SSL Certificates with Apache on Debian & Ubuntu that can walk you through each step so you can make sure your configuration looks correct.

I hope this helps! Be sure to let us know if you run into any trouble getting this setup!

Ryan L.
Linode Support Staff


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