Generate a CSR: Zeus Web Server

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR), please do the following:

Please note: Before using the following instructions, please ensure you have already created a virtual web to be SSL-enabled.

1

Select the Web icon from the Admin Server control panel.

2

Select SSL Configuration. On the Edit Server panel, ensure SSL ON to enable SSL.

3

Select SSL Quick Setup to begin creating your Private Key and Certificate Signing Request (CSR).

4

Enter the full path for your Private Key file under Generate Your Private Key, select key size (2048).

5

Enter the Distinguished Name Field information under Create a Certificate Request. When creating a CSR you must follow these conventions:

  • The following characters cannot be accepted: < > ~ ! @ # $ % ^ * / \ ( ) ?
  • Common Name: www.yourdomain.com (Must be the Fully Qualified Domain Name)
  • Organization: Your Company
  • Organizational Unit: Your Department
  • City or Locality: Your City
  • State or Province: Your State / Town
  • Country: ISO Complacent (GB, AU, US, etc)
6

Press the Setup Server button and check the Verbose box to view progress.

7

The Private Key information and CSR contents will be presented.

8

Copy the CSR text including the following:

-----BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----

-----END NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-------

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