Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

ZEUS Web Server v3

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.

Note: The following assumes you have already created a virtual web to be SSL-enabled.
Please refer to the ZEUS documentation "Security Configuration
/ Enabling SSL" located at:
http://www.zeus.co.uk/extra/docsystem
/

  1. Select
    the Web icon from the Admin Server control panel.

  2. Select SSL Configuration. On the Edit Server panel, choose SSL
    ON
    to enable SSL.

  3. Select SSL Quick Setup to begin creating your Private Key and Certificate
    Signing Request (CSR).

  4. Enter
    the full path for your Private Key file under Generate Your
    Private Key, select key size (e.g., 1024).

  5. Enter
    the Distinguished Name Field information under Create a Certificate
    Request.
    When creating
    a CSR you must follow these conventions.

    The
    followin
    g
    characters can not be accepted: < > ~ ! @ # $ % ^ * / \ ( )
    ?.

    Distinguished
    Name Field

    Explanation

     
    Example

    Common
    Name

    The
    fully qualified domain name for your web server. This must be
    an exact match.

     If
    you intend to secure the URL https://www.geotrust.com, then
    your CSR’s common name must be www.geotrust.com.
     

    Organization

    The
    exact legal name of your organization. Do not abbreviate your
    organization name.

    GeoTrust

    Organization
    Unit

    Section
    of the organization

    Marketing

    City
    or Locality

    The
    city where your organization is legally located.

    Atlanta

    State
    or Province

    The
    state or province where your organization is legally located.
    Can not be abbreviated.

    Georgia

    Country

    The
    two-letter ISO abbreviation for your country.

    US
    = United States

     

  6. Hit the Setup Server button
    and check the Verbose box to view progress.

    The Private Key information and CSR
    contents will be presented.
  1. Copy
    this CSR text; be sure to include the line "—–BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE
    REQUEST—–" and everything up to and including the "—–END
    NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST—–" lines.

  2. Submit
    your CSR to GeoTrust by clicking on Continue.
    You will be asked to complete the agreement and the enrollment form
    as well.

Additional
instructions can be found on the
ZEUS
web site.