Instructions on Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

Understanding the CSR Generation Process for Top SSL Brands

Please choose your Product & Server Software Vendor in order to view detailed instructions on how to generate a CSR. If your server isn't listed or if you need additional information, please refer to your server documentation or contact your server vendor.

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  • Be sure to check the common name field. You may have used an IP address (e.g. 178.0.1.23) or a server name (e.g. mywebserver) instead of a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) such as "www.mydomain.com" or Domain Name such as “mydomain.com.” You must specify an FQDN or Domain Name.
  • Be sure not to include any illegal characters in any of the fields of the CSR. Illegal characters are [! @ # $ % ^ ( ) ~ ? > < & / \ , . " ']
  • If you are located in the United Kingdom, do not specify your country code as "UK," rather it must be "GB."
  • You must include the header and footer of the CSR in the enrollment form. The header and footer will look like:
    ----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST -----
    encoded data
    -----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST------
    Make sure that there are 5 dashes on each side of Begin and End certificate request. There should also be no trailing spaces in the CSR.

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Raed NeshiewatDec. 2018

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"Very fast delivery. Installation was easy with no problems. If you are installing a wildcard SSL certificate on cPanel, you need to specify the actual domain name, don't try to install it on *.domain.com , you have to install it on each subdomain such as admin.domain.com, shop.domain.com,..etc. Use the same certificate for each subdomain you install. Good luck!"

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