This document provides instructions how to generate certificate signing request (CSR) for Apple Mac OS X Server 10.7. If you can not perform this steps on the server, please contact Apple Support.
NOTE: To generate a CSR, you will need to create a key pair for your server. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. If you lose your public/private key file or your password and generate a new one, your SSL Certificate will no longer match.
Step 1: Start Profile Manager
Step 2: Generate the CSR
Back up your Private Key
Symantec recommends backing up the .key file and storing of the corresponding pass phrase. A good choice is to create a copy of
this file onto a removable media. While backing up the private key is not required, having one will be helpful in the instance of
During the verification process, Symantec may need to contact your organization. Be sure to provide an email address, phone
number and fax number that will be checked and responded to quickly. These fields are not part of the certificate.
Once the certificate has been issued, follow the steps from this link to install the certificate on your server: SO19111