CSR Generation

What is a CSR?

Congratulations on purchasing an SSL Certificate. One of the first steps you need to take now is to generate a CSR. But what is a CSR anyway?

CSR stands for Certificate Signing Request. So when you generate a CSR, you are generating a message to a certificate authority (an organization that issues digital certificates) in order to apply for a digital identity certificate (sometimes called a public key certificate).

Creating your CSR is the first step in securing your webserver with SSL and gaining access to https.

Certificate Signing Request instructions are available for the web servers listed below.

Please click on your server type to view the instructions.

Apache + ApacheSSL
Apache + MODSSL
Apache + Open
Apache + Raven
Apache +SSLeay
Apache 2
C2Net Stronghold
Cobalt Series
cPanel
Ensim
Helm
HSPHERE
IBM HTTP
IBM Domino Go 4.6.2.6+
iPlanet Enterprise Server 4.1
IPSWITCH
Jakart-Tomcat
Lotus Domino 4.6
Lotus Domino 5.x
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0 & 6.0
Netscape Enterprise 3.51
Novell ConsoleOne
O’Reilly WebSite Professional 2.x
Deerfield (O’Reilly) Website Professional 3.x
Plesk
Weblogic 5
Weblogic 6
Weblogic 7
WebSTAR 4
WebSTAR 5
Zeus Web Server v3

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