There are three types of SSL digital certificates for HTTPS websites: DV SSL, OV SSL, and EV SSL. Currently, Alibaba Cloud Certificates Service only provides OV SSL and EV SSL.

  • When the DV SSL digital certificate is deployed on the server, you can view the following in the URL field:

  • When the OV SSL digital certificate is deployed on the server, you can view the following in the URL field:

  • When the EV SSL digital certificate is deployed on the server, you can view the following in the URL field:

The differences are outlined as follows:

Certificate DV SSL OV SSL EV SSL
Recommended User Individuals Organizations, companies Large companies, financial institutions
Public trust level Average High Strong
Certification strength Website validation Organization and company validation Strictest validation
Security Average Medium High
Trust level  Average Medium High (green address bar)