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Generate CSR key/install SSL certificate on Windows 2003 from IIS

Started by Kailash, April 30, 2007, 03:12:43 AM

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Steps to generate a CSR key:

[1] Go to 'Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager' (Start -> run -> inetmgr).

[2] Go to 'Web Sites' -> right click on your sub-domain and select the 'Properties'.

[3] Go to the 'Directory Security' tab and then click on 'Server Certificate...'.

[4] From the 'Web Server Certificate Wizard' click on 'Next >'.

[5] Select the option 'Create a new certificate.' and then click on 'Next >' button.

[6] Select 'Prepare the request now, but send it later' and then click on 'Next >' button.

[7] Enter the name of the certificate and click on 'Next >' button.

[8] Enter the organization and organization unit and then click on 'Next >' button.

[9] Enter the common name (Generally, the name on which you want an SSL certificate. In this case, enter sub-domain.domainname.com) and click on 'Next >' button.

[10] Fill up the required details and click on 'Next >'.

[11] Enter the file name to save the CSR key and click on 'Next >'.

[12] Check the details that you have entered and then click on 'Next >' button.

[13] Click on 'Finish' button.

Steps to install an SSL certificate:

[1] Follow above steps from [1] to [4] again.

[2] Select the option 'Process the pending request and install the certificate'.

[3] Browse the path of your SSL certificate and click on 'Next >' button.

[4] It will decrypt the certificate contents and displays on your screen and click 'Next >' to install an SSL certificate.



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