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Solution ID : SO2655

Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Generate a CSR for Marimba


Generate a CSR for Marimba


To generate a CSR for Marimba follow the instructions below:

To request a certificate for a Marimba Transmitter, run Marimba's Certificate Manager Channel from a Marimba Tuner.

The Certificate Manager provides a certificate request wizard to help with the request process.

Click on the Request Button on the Certificate Manager GUI to start the wizard.

The first window of the wizard contains a check box for ordering trial certificates. 
Note: Leave this box unchecked.

Click the Next button proceed with the ordering process.

The instructions will lead you through the following steps:


Step 1: Digital ID information

Enter the host name and company information for the Transmitter.


Step 2: Passwords

Enter a password for storing your certificate on your local disk, then click the Next button


Step 3: Key Generation

Enter the 256 key strokes required to generate a key pair then click the Next button

Note: A key length of 1024 bit is the default, but Thawte requires a minimum 2048 bit key.


Step 4: Choosing a Certificate Authority

Select the Thawte enrollment entry in the drop down menu then click the Next button.