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Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Generate a certificate signing request (CSR) file for IBM iSeries / AS400 (DCM)?

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Generate a new certificate signing request (CSR) for IBM iSeries / AS400 server. 

1.  Start Digital Certificate Manager (DCM).  Having problems starting or opening DCM? Please visit: IBM iSeries Information Center 
2.  In the navigation pane, select Create New Certificate Store
Note:  For renewal, select Select a Certificate Store > Manage Certificates > Renew Certificate > select certificate you want to renew > Renew
3.  Select *SYSTEM as your certificate store > Continue
4.  Select Yes to create a certificate as part of creating the *SYSTEM certificate store 
5.  Click Continue
6.  Select Thawte or other Internet Certificate Authority (CA) as the signer of the new certificate 
7.  Click Continue
8.  A form will display.  The information inputted into this form will display on your certificate.
9.  Complete the form > click Continue
Note:
  Make sure to copy and paste the certificate signing request (CSR) file into a plain text editor and save.  If you close your window without saving, you will need to start over. 

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