Knowledgebase: SSL Technical FAQs
Is my SSL certificate installed correctly?

Question: Does Comodo provide a way for me to check to see if my SSL certificate is installed correctly?

Answer: Yes, we have our SSL Analyzer to offer. On this page you simply need to enter the FQDN of the website you want us to analyze (check). (e.g. secure.trust-provider.com, www.comodo.com, secure.YOURDOMAIN.COM, example.com)

Some Frequently Asked Questions on reading the output of the SSL Analyzer

  • What validation level is the certificate I have installed on my site? Look for Validation Type as it will say: Domain Validated (DV), Organizational Validation (OV) or Extended Validation (EV).

  • Is my certificate trusted by IE and Firefox? Look for Trusted by Microsoft? and Trusted by Mozilla? to be Yes.

  • How can I tell which SSL/TLS protocol my server is using? Look for the section labeled Protocol Versions.

  • What hashing algorithm is my certificate using? You can see what its using by simply looking for Signature in the Certificate Details section. Most certificates will say: SHA-1 / RSA

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