What Is a CSR?

A certificate signing request (CSR) is an encoded message that contains a public key and other relevant information such as your common name, locality and SAN entries (if applicable). Once all of the desired information has been entered during the CSR generation process, the request is digitally » Continue Reading.

Generate CSR using CPanel

  Generating a New Private Key Creating the CSR If your hosting environment uses cPanel, you may create a Certificate Signing Request (or CSR) whenever you need to. Any CSR request will be linked to a private key, which can also be created in cPanel. This article will » Continue Reading.

Get SSL on my website

There are four steps involved in procuring and installing a digital security certificate from SSL.com. These steps are: Purchase your SSL certificate Generate and submit a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Validate your request Install your Certificate. Purchase Your SSL Certificate The first step is to » Continue Reading.

What is the Common Name?

Before you can enroll for a SSL Server Certificate, you must generate a CSR from your webserver software. During the creation of the CSR, the following fields must be entered: Organization (O), Organizational Unit (OU), Country (C), State (S), Locality (L), and Common Name (CN). » Continue Reading.