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.

  • Step 1 of 8

    Select the Web icon from the Admin Server control panel.

  • Step 2 of 8

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

  • Step 3 of 8

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

  • Step 4 of 8

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

  • Step 5 of 8

    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)
  • Step 6 of 8

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

  • Step 7 of 8

    The Private Key information and CSR contents will be presented.

  • Step 8 of 8

    Copy the CSR text including the following:

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

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