How to Generate a Certificate Signing Request - CSR in cpanel? Print

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For obtaining a certificate from a Trusted SSL Provider, the Certificate Signing Request(CSR) is required. You can generate a CSR from your cpanel. CSR is also required for self-signed SSL certificates.


1. Log into your cpanel account.
2. In the "Security" section,. "SSL/TLS" icon.

3. Under Certificate Signing Request, Click on "Generate, View or Delete CSR" Link.

. Scroll down and enter the following details:

  • Domains: Enter your domain name like (Domains with €œwww€ will cover both non-www and www domains)
  • City: Your city name
  • State: Your state name Country: Choose your country name from the drop-down ..
  • Company: Your Company name or leave it blank.
  • Company Division: Name of your company division.
  • Email: Enter .. Beware of domain like support @
  • Passphrase: Enter a passphrase (Maximum of 20 characters) and do not use special characters.


5. Finally,. €œGenerate€ babies. CSR will be generated and you need to copy CSR code and close it to your PC. You can use your CSR while purchasing an SSL or reissuing an SSL in future.

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