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#27018 – SSL Upon Migration a Possibility?

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017 07:32 CST
jimKembleAkeeba
Hello, I have a fairly complex site that I'm developing at a temporary dev domain. When approved, I will run Akeeba Backup, then create a new hosting account using the real domain. The dev site is NON- SSL but I plan on installing an SSL certificate on the destination domain. My questions are as follows.
1) Please confirm that I simply need to modify the REPLACEMENT URL by ADDING an S after http when I'm at the replace/Re-name step in the restoration process?
2) Should I install the SSL BEFORE I migrate the dev site over to the live real domain or AFTER I have it working as https ?
Thank you. Long time Akeeba Backup customer,
Jim K

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WordPress version (in x.y.z format) 4.7.1
PHP version (in x.y.z format) 5.5.38
Akeeba Backup version (x.y.z format) 2.0.3
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 09:24 CST
tampe125
Hello,

yes, you should only have to update the protocol in the replace step.
I'd suggest you to install SSL before the transfer and then restore the archive on it. In this way ANGIE will recognise the new protocol and automatically suggest it to you.


Davide Tampellini

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017 13:38 CST
jimKembleAkeeba
Thank you for the expert advice.
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 02:23 CST
tampe125
You're welcome!


Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff



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English: good



Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!



Friday, 03 March 2017 17:17 CST
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