Article Purpose: This article provides step-by-step instructions for generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in Oracle Wallet Manager. If this is not the solution you are looking for, please search for your solution in the search bar above.
Generate Private Key and CSR in Oracle Wallet Manager
- From the menu bar, choose Operations> Create Certificate Request. The "Create Certificate" dialog box will appear. Enter the following information in the required fields:
- Common Name: Enter the exact host and domain name that you require to secure.
- Organizational Unit: Enter the name of the identity's Organizational Unit.
- Organization: Enter the name of the identity's Organization.
- Locality/City: Enter the name of the locality or city in which the identity resides.
- State/Province: Enter the full name of the state or province in which the identity resides.
- Country: Choose the drop-down list to view a list of country abbreviations. Select the country in which the Organization is located.
- Key Size:Choose the drop-down box to view a list of key sizes to use when creating the public/private key pair.
- Advanced: Do not enter any information.
- Choose OK. An Oracle Wallet Manager dialog box will inform you that a certificate request has been successfully created. You may either copy the certificate request text from the body of this dialog panel and paste it into an email to send to a certificate authority or you may export the certificate request to a file.
- Choose OK. The status of the certificate will be changed to "Requested".
Export CSR Into Text File for Submission to a Certification Authority
- From the menu bar, choose Operations > Export Certificate Request. The "Export Certificate Request" dialog box will appear.
- Enter the file system directory in which you want to save the certificate request, or navigate to the directory structure under Folders.
- In the "Enter File Name" field, enter a file name to save your certificate request.
- Choose OK.
- A message at the bottom of the window will confirm that the certificate request has been successfully exported to the file.