Generate CSR - cPanel

Generate CSR - cPanel

Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in cPanel

Article Purpose: This article provides step-by-step instructions for generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in cPanel. If this is not the solution you are looking for, please search for your solution in the search bar above.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Locate the SSL/TLS Manager and click on it to load.


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  3. Select Private Keys (KEY) from the SSL/TLS menu.

  4. Select a key size of 2048 bits and click Generate.
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  5. Go back to the SSL Manager main menu and click Certificate Signing Requests (CSR). 

  6. Fill out the CSR form correctly and click Generate.

  7. Select your CSR from the drop down menu and click View.

  8. The following is an example of your CSR code:

    Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Example:

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
    MIICwjCCAaoCAQAwfTELMAkGA1UEBhMCVUsxFzAVBgNVBAMMDmdsb2JhbHNpZ24u
    Y29tMRIwEAYDVQQHDAlNYWlkc3RvbmUxGzAZBgNVBAoMEkdNTyBHbG9iYWxTaWdu
    IEx0ZDENMAsGA1UECAwES2VudDEVMBMGA1UECwwMS2VpciBUZXN0aW5nMIIBIjAN
    BgkqhkiG9w0BAQEFAAOCAQ8AMIIBCgKCAQEAoYEz3F49JI+J/13Xr+uH+Bb89sav
    PaXKjkzwUu0w6MU/MATRT9iqdBJ5ifecTZvlr/KUorFnRTBmBOXCi7n8xKOIhgsP
    MTNUnr0wGPeJnU0PfrO67ylPKDIOKTXjcpm9g2kLRu/xbkxnBWMwezwOMJd4DzzZ
    RZg4byIXv+lRTMCqUy+yHNJsVj4SUmi9X7gUyCK7X4THR/ez0XChoYOIJXFdceIn
    RLFpXN0a68pOHTsZV3I+dD56Zt20EMtmLooovJxEnmXBHdgHx8QjjsG5W1wLZmaR
    yMHc1/ZufH9XuOnoH+KikKegqc9VOaW7iC9TLStt/KH2hOi1mIwoWwedcQIDAQAB
    oAAwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQELBQADggEBAA8CVf+d4p+Tpsr0mKkfD8LrSwYgTF39CGNs
    vUDopzbnrrSR6CKT2nqGDLkXVSsjeCv0mi0v54XWsYexffvjgQ97twfDvwStp4vA
    LfQ7arDMDwqwQ0af1MvI9Qu8z/Wci7l0XnBfx2jj9ojC/Pu2BIx1t3e9MAOoZaTW
    raDibu+fN1DypQXmuWJjIr0O1qHogNaheRnHgT7eJ38I6V43QI94rq95rEJM80QH
    oh8T+0tAIUxz8ZlxiIhHl+EPlGpnez+fNiTo23lwqriicRW1eRMT3uNJqfLjmzaj
    ndn3KyCF2E/0Him9FCG1cAsIjTEjIzqmdzqr/ffm9AUXlaPOtT4=
    -----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
  9. Now that you have successfully generated your CSR in cPanel you can submit this during the certificate ordering process with GlobalSign. After you have received your certificate please follow the instructions for installing a certificate in cPanel to complete the process.

 

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