Generate a CSR for Novell I-Chain

There are 2 possible views for creating a CSR, the alternative view is at the bottom of this page.

Start the ichain Management http://youriChain:1959/appliance/config.html
Select the Home-Certificate Maintenance panel.
Select Create to create the CSR

Enter the following fields:

Certificate name – Any alphanumeric name as long as it is unique
Subject name – The DNS name of the site that is to be secured
Signature algorithm – can be SHA or MD5
RSA Key size – use 1024 bits
Select ‘Use external certificate authority’
Organization – The company that owns the web site
Note: Entering spaces may cause problems
City, State or Province code, two character country code

Select OK.

The Certificate Maintenance panel will now look like this:


Select Apply to generate the CSR. When it is ready the Status will indicate “CSR in Progress”.


When you select ‘View the CSR’. You should see:


This is your certificate request that you will need during application.

Alternative View