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.

What Is a "Fully Qualified Domain Name"?

A  Fully Qualified Domain Name (or FQDN) is a complete and unambiguous domain name that specifies an exact location for an object in a Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy. It specifies all domain levels, including the top-level domain and the root zone. Most domain names as used in the » Continue Reading.

Your SSL.com Account – Submitting a CSR

  Creating any SSL certificate requires a unique Certificate Signing Request (CSR). This article will show you how to submit a CSR and provide the other information needed to create your certificate.

Generate a CSR in IIS 5 Or 6

This article will show you how to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in Microsoft’s Internet Information Server (IIS) 6. (The same steps will work if you are using IIS 5.) Note that you may need to create a new website before generating your CSR.