Is a Dedicated IP Necessary for an SSL Certificate?

Updated on November 05, 2017

When it pertains to SSL, a dedicated IP is not necessary and has not been required since June 2003. The IPv4 pool is depleted and people saw that coming so they came up with a technique called Server Name Indication (SNI) that allows multiple certificates to be on the same IP. All of the modern browsers support it and it’s a technique that we and other hosting companies use every day for clients’ sites.

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