How to Generate CSR for Domain in IIS

Summary

The purpose of this document is to help the clients to generate CSR code for his web site.

1) Obtain information for domain

Before generating the CSR for a domain in IIS, we need to obtain the following information for the domain.

  • Common Name: https://www.yourdomain.com
  • Organization: Your company name
  • Organizational Unit: Your department
  • Locality: (City):
  • State:
  • Country:

2) Start "Server certificate" option in IIS

Please follow the steps to Start "Server certificate" option in IIS.

  • RDP connect to your Windows server
  • Start IIS managemant
  • Click Server Certificates in IIS panel
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3) Click "Create certificate request..." option

Click "Create Certificate Request" in right of the panel. It will open a "Request Certificate" window.

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4) Fill domain information

Fill in the domain information and click "Next".

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5) Select the Encrypt length (2048)

Select 2048 bits as the encrypt length and click "Next".

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6) Save the CRS code as a txt file

Specify a file name for the certificate request and click "OK".

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7) Complete the CSR generation

Click finish to complete the CSR generation process, It will create a new TXT file.

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