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How to Create a New Wallet and Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Oracle Wallet Manager

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To generate a new wallet & Certificate Signing Request (CSR) using Oracle Wallet Manager, perform the following steps.
 
Step 1: Create a new wallet for Oracle Wallet Manager 
Note: The recommended key bit size is 2048-bit.

  1. From the menu bar, select Wallet > New
  2. Enter the password twice > click OK
    Note: The password must contain eight alphanumeric characters and special characters
  3. Select Add a certificate request. If not, select Cancel > select Wallet > Save in the system default to save the new wallet  
     

Step 2: Create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Oracle Wallet Manager 

  1. Select Operations > Add Certificate Request
  2. A dialog box will appear to enter your certificate information
    For explanation of required CSR fields, refer to solution SO16749
  3. Select OK 
     

Step 3: Export a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) as a file

  1. In the left panel, select the Certificate Signing Request you want to export
  2. From the menu bar, select Operations > Export Certificate Request
  3. Enter a file name and directory you want to save your file to > select OK