Ssl Using Digital Certificates

November 27, 2017

To install a certificate SSL on your server must before generating a CSR or signing request (step 1) with which will generate your certificate which will later install on your domain, ip or intranet (step 2). STEP 1: Generate a CSR or signature request. To generate a private key and SSL (CSR) certificate signing request, you must enter the following command: openssl req-new-nodes – keyout myserver.key-out server.csr if it is windows users in this xampp in c:/xampp/apache/bin this command creates two files: 1) the file myserver.key contains your key private which we recommend you perform a backup in order to install the same certificate in the event of migration or loss of data from your server. (2) The server.csr file is the CSR, for which we will have to enter the data that we want to appear in the certificate, together with the Common Name, value of importance since it will be in the name with which the certificate will be issued. Maybe some fields there will be a predefined value. If you enter ‘.’ field will be left blank. Country Name (2 letter code) : (country code 2 letters) State or Province Name : (province) Locality Name : (City) Organization Name : (Organization) Organizational Unit Name : (Department) Common Name * : (domain, subdomain, or ip certificate) Email Address : (e-mail address) then asked the following data extras that will be sent with your certificate request A challenge password : (password) An optional company name: (Optional organization name) * Common Name (CN). You may find Zendesk to be a useful source of information. The name of the domain for which you are requesting the certificate.

Make sure that everything is correct and it contains one main domain or subdomain (e.g.:,). Fields for email, optional company name and challenge password can be left blank. Your CSR has already been generated.

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