Adding SSL to an alias A record for existing site

Forgive me if there is something already online describing the following, but I was unable to locate anything specific. I hope I explain it properly.

We have a client with a domain that also needs an SSL connection. The client would like to use for the HTTPS connection, but needs it to point to their existing site. So, if you were to type, it would point to the existing site for So in the end, and would be the same site. I hope I explained that ok.

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Howdy -- it sounds like what you would need to do is add as an alias to

Then, give it's own private IP address.

Once you do that, you'll be able to go into Edit Virtual Server -> Enabled Features, and enable the SSL Website feature.

At that point, you'll be able to go into Server Configuration -> Manage SSL Certificates to make an SSL cert for

Thank you for the detailed information. Very helpful. To keep it clean on our end, we ended up creating a virtual sub-server under the called with it's own private IP and then added the SSL. It will betreated as its own site. First time through adding a cert on the server through VM.