There are numerous issues with TLS on DreamHost in a shared hosting setup unfortunately.
*.html5.org), you have to configure it for each of them separately. For
html5.orgI have twelve domain entries in my control panel. Having to copy and paste the key, certificate, and intermediate certificate, as well as clicking through several screens for each of those entries, is very time consuming. The situation for
whatwg.orgis even worse.
To be honest, if I did not have this legacy and started looking for a solution today for twenty-thirty domains and as many subdomains, I would likely not pick DreamHost and try to figure out setting up something myself on a VPS. DreamHost is great value, but it does not offer perfection and that is irking.
Reportedly DreamHost will be improving this as they switch their server OS. Once they do I will update this post.