GlobalSign Wildcard Certificates


Save time, administration and money by adding the Wildcard SSL option. Typically a standard SSL Certificate is issued to a single Fully Qualified Domain Name only, which means it can only be used on the exact domain (including sub-domain) to which it has been issued. With the Wildcard SSL option activated you easily get around this restriction by receiving an SSL Certificate issued to *

The * character allows the Certificate to be used on any number of different subdomains, replacing the usual single fixed subdomain of standard SSL Certificates.

How does a Wildcard SSL Certificate work?

It's simple - we issue a Certificate with a "Common Name" of * This "Wildcard" SSL Certificate can then be used on any subdomain belonging to the domain name. For example, a Certificate application for:


can be used to secure...

  • Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits

  • Secure an unlimited number of subdomains on your domain name with a single SSL Certificate
  • Helps future proof the addition of further secure subdomains and eases SSL management and IP address management
  • More cost effective to buy via Westcom Networks than direct from Global Sign
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