2017 will be a exciting year for the digital certificate community. One thing we expect to see: more widespread adoption of Certification Authority Authorization (aka CAA). CAA lets the owner of a domain name designate a specific Certificate Authority (CA), (like SSL.com) to issue digital security certificates for their domain name. This protects websites by … Continued
Tag: Certificate Signing Request
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 signed using a corresponding private key. The information found within … Continued
Generating a New Private Key Creating the CSR Paper Lantern is the newest theme for cPanel environments. If your hosting environment uses cPanel, you may create a Certificate Signing Request (or CSR) via the SSL/TLS Manager. Any CSR request will be linked to a private key, which can also be created in the SSL/TLS Manager. This article … Continued
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 first show you how to make a new private key … Continued
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 purchase an SSL certificate. SSL.com offers a wide variety of … Continued
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). The Common Name field is often misunderstood and is filled … Continued
A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a text file generated by a server that contains information about your organization (name, address etc) as well as your server’s public key.