Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) File on Microsoft 2012 Server's IIS 8
The following information are instructions on how to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) file on Microsoft 2012 Server's IIS 8.
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Please view the steps below to generate a CSR to request a certificate:
Start the IIS by selecting Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
Select Server Certificates
Select Create Certificate Request on the right side
Complete in full all the required fields in the new page that will appear, without any abbreviation, except the country code.
Common Name: The Fully Qualified Domain Name that the certificate will be issued to and secure. Organization: The Registered Organizational Name the certificate belongs to. Organizational Unit: The Department within the Organization City/locality: The Business registered location (not the actual server location) State/province: The Business registered state or province Country/region: The two letter ISO country code
Select 2048 from the Bit Length: drop down list.
Specify the file name and location for the certificate request file
Copy the saved CSR when requesting a certificate.
-----BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
-----END NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----