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Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Generation Instructions for Oracle Wallet Manager

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This document provide CSR generation instructions for Oracle Wallet Manager. If this document can not be used within the environment, RapidSSL recommends contacting the server vender.

NOTE: As of 1/1/2016 all public SSL certificates must be issued as SHA-256 with at least a 2048 bit key length.  Please ensure the server can supports the standards before requesting a certificate.

Step 1. Create a new wallet for Oracle Wallet Manager

  1. From the menu bar, select Wallet > New
  2. Enter the Password twice > click OK
  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.

    Country Name (C): Use the two-letter code without punctuation for country, for example: US
    State or Province (S): Spell out the state completely; do not abbreviate the state or province name, for example: California
    Locality or City (L): The Locality field is the city or town name, for example: Mountain View
    Organization (O): Enter the organization name exactly as it is registered.  Avoid special characters.
    Common Name (CN): The Common Name is the Host + Domain Name.  Example, www.bbtest.net or *.bbtest.net for a wildcard.
     
  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
  4. Proceed with Enrolment.


Once the certificate has been issued, refer to this link for installation instructions.