I have a plan to buy a SSL certificate for my domain. I don't have much budget so I decided to buy standard SSL with no support for sub-domains. I have a WCF web-service that works on sub-domain. This WCF service is consumed by the website on the main domain. So, I want to ask that if I add a SSL certificate to main domain, will sub-domain will be effected by it? I mean it is compulsory for both to have SSL for both to work properly?
SSL and certificates don't actually know what a "domain" is.
When a client (e.g. Web browser, or an application which calls a Web service) connects to a SSL server, it will look at the server's certificate (as sent by the server itself) and will accept it only if the certificate contains the intended server name. If the client wants to talk to
A "domain certificate" is a fancy name for a certificate which contains the name
No part the whole thing has any awareness of the "domain" as a whole. Server