New SSL installation does not show green padlock

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Hello Support,

We tried installing the Let’s encrypt SSL on our website “” from the Plesk panel. Once SSL is installed, it shows the susccessfull message but the browser does not show green pad lock.

Please assist,
Munaf Sheikh


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Thank you

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I am getting Plesk self sign certificate details.

We have install/renew Let’s Encrypted certificate for domain We are getting successful message after install, but it’s not secure while browsing. Can you please advice it?


Hi @support_user,

Is your Plesk instance provided by your hosting provider?

You’ve successfully issued several valid certificates

but we can see with a browser or with the whynopadlock site that those certificates have not been installed into your IIS server. If you expected Plesk to perform that step for you, maybe your hosting provider could investigate and explain why it didn’t?


Is your Plesk instance provided by your hosting provider?
Ans: We are providing hosting service to our client.

I am not sure that it is related to issue of Let’s encrypt or Plesk. We would like to renew Plesk default certificate or else since I cannot see name of Lets Encrypt in IIS >> server certificate.

All of the certificates that you’ve obtained are still valid. You don’t need another one; instead, you need to get one of the already-issued certificates to be used by IIS. I thought maybe you were expecting that Plesk would do that for you, if it was Plesk that obtained those certificates.


I have also tried to install Let’s encrypt SSL certificate in other domains and getting same issue. We are getting successful message, but it will not work with https. Also, I cannot see SSL cert in server certificate (IIS). It means is there an issue with Plesk or Let’s encrypt configuration or setting?

I think it’s a problem with Plesk. Either Plesk is not really able to install certificates in IIS, or else its ability to do so isn’t working properly on your system.

If you’d like, you could post a new topic on this forum mentioning Plesk and IIS in the subject, which might attract interest from people with some relevant expertise; otherwise, I would suggest asking on a Plesk forum.

The reason I say there’s no problem with Let’s Encrypt is that your certificates were issued successfully and are still valid, covering the names that you requested. They just aren’t in use by your instance of IIS.


I have fixed this issue. There is an issue with Plesk itself. But website is still showing self singe certificate while browsing . I confirmed that Let’s encrypt certificate showing in binding as well. Do you know why it is still showing wrong cert while browse?


When i’m visiting your site, the certificate is coming from Parallels Panel.
Maybe you can check with your host or anywhere to find that? (probably need to install from that panel)

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