Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)


Follow these instructions to generate a CSR for your Web site. When you have
completed this process, click the “close” button below to close this window
and continue to the next step.

  1. Open the Apache web server manager

  2. Select SSL settings

  3. At the bottom of the form selecte Generate

  4. Enter the CSR information

When creating a CSR you must follow these conventions. Enter the information
to be displayed in the certificate. The following characters can not be accepted:
< > ~ ! @ # $ % ^ * / \ ( ) ?.,&

    DN Field



    Common Name The fully qualified domain name for your web
    server. This must be an exact match.
    If you intend to secure the URL,
    then your CSR’s common name must be
    Organization The exact legal name of your organization. Do
    not abbreviate your organization name.
    Organization Unit Section of the organization Marketing
    City or Locality The city where your organization is legally
    Wellesley Hills
    State or Province The state or province where your organization
    is legally located. Can not be abbreviated.
    Country The two-letter ISO abbreviation for your country. US
  1. Click Save

  2. The SSL window will then display the certificate request in an encrypted

  3. style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Submit your CSR to GeoTrust
    by clicking on <Continue>, you will be asked to complete the agreement
    and the enrollment form as well.