Apple Mac OS X 10.6 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Apple Mac OS x 10.6 you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. The CSR public key you will give to a Certificate Authority (CA) for signing and the private key will remain hidden on the Apple Mac OS x 10.6 system where the CSR request is made. With Mac OS X you will first create your own self signed keypair, and then extract your CSR from it in order to give your your Certificate Authority (CA) for enrollment of a SSL certificate. To generate a CSR for Apple Mac OS x […]

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Juniper – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR), a key pair must be created for the server. These two items are a public key and a private key pair and cannot be separated. Like all key pairs the private key once created will remain on the system where the CSR is made. The CSR public key is what you will submit to a Certificate Authority (CA) to get the public key signed. To generate a CSR for Juniper perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: In the admin console, choose System > Configuration > Certificates > Device Certificates. Click New CSR. Under New Certificate Signing Request specify the required information: Common Name: The fully-qualified domain name, or URL, you’re securing. […]

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WHM – CSR Instructions

In order to enroll for a certificate you must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from the system you plan on running the certificate. like all certificates you must first create a CSR public/private key pair. These two items are unique and cannot be separated. The CSR you will give to the CA for signing and the private key will rest left on the system where the CSR was generated. WHM systems are usually utilized by Hosting providers and the WHM interface can vary. Below are generalized instructions. You may have to contact your hosting provider for specific instructions regarding certificate installation on their systems. To generate a CSR on a WHM system perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR […]

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Cisco ASA 5510 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Cisco ASA 5510, a key pair must be created for the server. These two items are a public key and a private key pair and cannot be separated. Like all key pairs the private key once created will remain on the system where the CSR is made. The CSR public key is what you will submit to a Certificate Authority (CA) to get the public key signed. To generate a CSR on Cisco ASA 5510 perform the following. Step 1:  Generate a key pair Within ASDM, click Configuration > Device Management Click Certificate Management > Identity Certificates > Add > Add a new identity certificate For the Key Pair, click New > […]

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cPanel – CSR Instructions

Cpanel  is a application that is typically used by web hosted services to configure a website server configuration. The procedure may vary from host to host. If the generalized instructions do not match your Cpanel personalized environment then you may need to contact your hosting provider for the exact instructions for your own Cpanel environment. To generate a CSR on Cpanel 11 perform the following. Step 1: Generating your Private key: Login to Cpanel and from the menu, navigate to the ‘SSL/TLS’ section. Click on Generate, view, upload, or delete your private keys. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Generate a New Key. Enter the domain you want to create an SSL Certificate for in the Host […]

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Plesk 12.x – CSR Instructions

In order to enroll for a certificate you must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from the system you plan on running the certificate. like all certificates you must first create a CSR public/private key pair. These two items are unique and cannot be separated. The CSR you will give to the CA for signing and the private key will rest left on the system where the CSR was generated. Plesk 12 systems are usually utilized by Hosting providers and the Plesk 12 interface can vary. Below are generalized instructions. You may have to contact your hosting provider for specific instructions regarding certificate installation on their systems.   To generate a CSR on a Plesk 12 system perform the following. […]

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Microsoft Lync 2013 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Windows Lync 2013 you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. The private key will remain hidden on the windows system where the CSR request is made. To generate a CSR on a Lync 2013 system perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: From the start menu click on the Lync Deployment Wizard. Click Install or Update Lync Server System. Under the Request, Install or Assign Certificate section click Run. Select External Edge Certificate and […]

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Microsoft Server 2012 – IIS 8 & 8.5 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Server 2012 – IIS 8 & 8.5 you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. The private key will remain hidden on the windows system where the CSR request is made. To generate a CSR on Windows Server 2012 – IIS 8 & 8.5 perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: Choose Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. In the IIS Manager on the left, select your server name. In the […]

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 – CSR Instructions

When setting up an Exchange configuration environment each service that you choose to set up will have its own unique domain name associated with it. Keep this in mind when setting setting up your unique environment as you may require enrollment of a UCC SAN (Subject Alternative Name) certificate in which all these domain names are required on one certificate. For more information visit SSL Solutions for Microsoft Exchange. Exchange will tell you what domain names you will need to secure your environment at the end of the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) wizard. To generate a CSR for Exchange 2010, perform the following steps: Step1: Generating your CSR: Open the Exchange Management Console (EMC) by going to.. Start > Programs > Microsoft Exchange […]

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Microsoft Azure – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Windows Azure, you must create a  gets a key pair for your server the public key and private key.  On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. Typically clients generate a CSR on a Windows IIS system to use this with their  Windows Azure account. Then they import the certificate back on the IIS where CSR was made and export the certificate to a pfx file, which they can upload to their Azure account. Below are instructions to generate a pfx keypair using Windows IIS. Step 1: Generating your CSR: Choose Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. In the IIS Manager on the left, select your server name. In […]

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