A CSR (Certificate Signing Request) is a block of data containing information that will be included in your certificate such as your organization name, common name (domain name), locality, and country. It also contains the public key that will be included in your certificate. A private key is ...

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OpenSSL - Add Subject Alternate Name (SAN) when signing with CA

How can I add a Subject Alternate Name when signing a certificate request using OpenSSL (in Windows if that matters)? I've generated a basic certificate signing request (CSR) from the IIS interface. ...
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CSR created for unrequested domains

Trying to create csr for domain.com only. Key first: # openssl genrsa -out domain.com.key 2048 Generating RSA private key, 2048 bit long modulus .........................................................
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Generating certificate signing request for ESXi 5.5

I would like to replace the (self signed) SSL certs on various ESXi 5.5 hosts with ones generated by our own CA. I found docs on the VMware site on how to overwrite the key and cert files on the ESXi ...
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Lost my key file when I generated the csr

This is the first time for me dealing with ssl. I have created a csr file, but I lost the key file in this generation. The certificate was issued and I got all the crt files. Now I want to install it ...
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Creating local self-signed Certificate for user 'tomcat'

When I installed Tomcat 8 on my Ubuntu 15.04 I used the following command to create the user "tomcat": sudo adduser \ --system \ --shell /bin/bash \ --gecos 'Tomcat Java Servlet and JSP engine' ...
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Will CSR become invalid

I have a domain registered with namecheap and server instance is aws ec2 (windows machine running node js) , cname record pointing to ec2 instance's public ip. Now i want to configure ssl on it , I ...
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Can I get anSHA-256 certificate when the CSR is for SHA-1?

I've read: By default, OpenSSL cryptographic tools are configured to make SHA1 signatures. for example, if you want to generate a SHA256-signed certificate request (CSR) , add in the command ...
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How to add multiple X509v3 Subject Alternatve names during cerificate request (CSR generation) without editing openssl.cnf file

I want to generate CSR for two domains. I have tried according to this http://apetec.com/support/GenerateSAN-CSR.htm But there is no such section available in openssl.cnf file and i don't want to ...
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md5 sum of private key is different from that of certificate and CSR

the output of: openssl req -noout -modulus -in presentCSR.csr and openssl x509 -noout -modulus -in server_new.crt | openssl md5 matches. But the output of openssl rsa -noout -modulus -in ...
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CSR: Extract PKCS#10 contained in a PKCS#7

Hi eveyone: let's see if someone can help me ;) I'm quite noob at this field so please be gentle. At my job someone passed me a CSR. This CSR is a PKCS#10 request enveloped in a PKC#7 request. My task ...
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Unable to sign certificates as CA using pkitool and easy-rsa script for OpenVPN .csr file

OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 14.04. Easy-rsa on the certificate authority server on Ubuntu 14.04. Done this way because I want the ca.key file to be separate from the machine that acts as the openvpn ...
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-nodes function during CSR creation with OpenSSL

This is a typical command to create CSR and private key with OpenSSL. openssl req -nodes -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout myserver.key -out server.csr What is the function of -nodes in the command line? I ...
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Where is the private key after using certreq for CSR generation on Windows 10?

I tried to follow the website below for instructions on how to generate the CSR for my web server: http://www.entrust.net/knowledge-base/technote.cfm?tn=8649 However, it only generates the CSR. ...
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openshift : unable to write 'random state'

I am trying to generate a CSR using openssl on openshift. I have been encountering this when I run the command using SSH. openssl genrsa -des3 -out myApp.key 2048 Generating RSA private key, 2048 bit ...
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OpenSSL on XAMPP Mac OSX [closed]

First, I got localhost.csr, localhost.key and localhost.crt using the following commands on terminal: Request: openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout localhost.key -out localhost.csr ...
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CSR & Common Name Uncertainty?

I am unsure what to exactly put in here on windows server 2008 when creating the CSR file. My wesbite is example.com. with the other links in the form of: example.com/index.php/example So what ...
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SBS 2008 CSR remove .local

SBS 2008 server the third party SSL certificate has just expired!! trying to renew with a two year, SAN/Multi-Domain SSL going through the SBS Console Adding a new cert and get the CSR copy/paste ...
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Windows - Replace subject from CSR when issuing certificate

I've received a CSR from a client with a CN, but not with all the subject fields we require. According to this answer from Scott*, it should be possible to specify the final subject values when the ...
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Install godaddy ssl certificate on amazon ec2

I'm new to setting up ssl certificate and csr, i want to use public ip instead domain name in ssl. i created a csr file using following command and info openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -...
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Does generating a CSR through IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 always create a new private key?

Generating a CSR for a Windows 2008 R2 server and need to ensure that the private key used for the CSR is new. I have used OpenSSL before to create my own self-signed certs for testing and if I ...
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How Do I Create a New CSR Using the Data From a Previous CSR?

I need to get SSL certificates reissued for about 30 of my clients. I was hoping for an easy way to get the contents of their currents CSRs, pipe them in to openssl req -new ... and generate a whole ...
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Does it matter where the CSR and key files for SSL certification are generated?

I have to create a CSR for a wildcard SSL certificate. Some FAQs from SSL providers say that I should generate the CSR file on the machine where I want to install the certificate? My understanding is ...
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openssl generate .key from CSR

A customer sent me a CSR and the .CER of a certificate for a linux server that I host. The customer does not have access to this machine. Is this enough data to generate a valid certificate? Is it ...
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override specific DN fields when signing csr

When signing CSR on CA side, how can I override specific DN fields by custom value? I want to ignore what is written in CSR. For example in C= and O= fields and replace them by something static. Other ...
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Passed SSL checker, but browser doesn't show secure?

I've set up my SSL certificate following the instructions at http://splittingelectrons.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/how-to-configure-an-ssl-certificate-for-apache-on-amazon-ec2/ I've checked my website ...
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Windows PKI: How can I import, sign/issue and export a large number of CSRs?

I have a lot of CSRs that I need to have signed/issued and exported in windows. I was hoping I could batch process them somehow (certutil sounds like it can do some of the work) but I'm not quite sure ...
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Is it possible to batch sign CSRs (with certutil for instance)?

I have about 100 CSR to sign on a windows PKI. I would like to know if it's possible to batch submit, issue and export these CSRs via batch or powershell script, maybe using cert util, and how to do ...
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When do SSL certs require a dedicated IP, and when don't they? [duplicate]

My host has informed me that I need to purchase a dedicated IP from them in order to use a SSL cert I want to buy. I don't believe them. Is there a way to leave them out of the loop and get this done ...
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SSL certificate. Can it apply to more domains in future?

What can I do if I have completed a CSR for "domainA.com" but later want it to also apply to "domainB.com"? I'm assuming there aren't many options once the CA has issued the license, apart from ...
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Must CSRs be generated on the server that will host the SSL certificate?

Is it necessary to generate the CSR (Certificate Signing Request) on the same machine that will host my web application and SSL certificate? This page on SSL Shopper says so, but I'm not sure if that'...
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Windows 2003, how to create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) without an IIS

I have a Windows 2003 that hosts a Citrix Secure Gateway service. (It is a reverse proxy that adds SSL to my otherwise unencrypted connections) It doesn't depend on IIS that indeed may also be ...
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Why do I need to create a new CSR?

My website on a shared server has a SSL certificate installed and I want to move the certificate to a dedicated server that's supplied by a different hosting company. The current hosting company says ...
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Installing crt certificate without CSR on IIS6

I renewed an ssl certificate on GoDaddy recently. It didn't ask me to generate a new CSR. It just gave me a .crt file. How do I install this in IIS6. I already removed the expired certificate and ...
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Is there a way to change the string format for an existing CSR “Country Code” field from UTF8 to Printable String?

CentOS 5.x The short version: Is there a way to change the encoding format for an existing CSR "Country Code" field from UTF8 to Printable String? The long version: I've got a CSR generated ...
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Create private key with CSR

I have a CSR file (as a text file) and the corresponding P7B certificate. My problem is that I have to create a P12 file on a machine where I do not have created the CSR. I have created the CSR in ...
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Can I generate CSR for remoted server and what server I should use(thin,mongrel)?

I am moving my app into production and need help in generating CSR. I created a private key and followed these steps: Created private key Entered passphrase for it (openssl genrsa -des3 -out ...
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Can csr certificate be generated in nonssl apache [closed]

I am using apache2.2 nonssl .How to generate a csr certificate in that
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SSL cert for used by a trusted 3rd party on my subdomain

I own example.com, and I'd like to get an SSL cert. Normally I would simply buy a wildcard cert, so that I can add subdomains for future purposes. However, I need to let a trusted 3rd party operate a ...
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ssl and signing request question

I need to generate an ssl csr for a wildcard certification which I can do using openssl and ssh (I don't use any web based control panels such as cPanel). Now I'll be getting a new server next week ...
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Can I reuse a SSL CSR?

I've generated a self certified SSL cert for testing a new web site. The time has come for the site to go live and I now want to purchase a cert from GeoTrust. Can I use the same CSR that I generated ...
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What is a challenge password?

I'm setting up SSL on an Ubuntu server. One of fields it asks for as part of setting up the CSR is a "challenge password". What is that? The default is blank. Do I need to enter one?
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How to explain to a client that he must generate his SSL certificate using CSR generated on hosting IIS server? [closed]

I have probably quite easy question: How to explain to a client that he must generate his SSL certificate using CSR generated on hosting IIS server? Thank you
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Adding Subject Alternate Names (SAN) to an existing Cert Signing Request (CSR)

Can any one tell me how I an add a number of Subject Alternate Names to an existing CSR? I'm not talking about generating a CSR with SANs or adding SANs at signing time - I know how to do both of ...
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On IIS6, can I install a certificate on a website with another CSR pending?

I have a GoDaddy exteneded EV certificate that I am trying to renew. It had completely expired before I realized it was up for renewal. In a haste, I generated a CSR to issue a new certificate from ...
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generate exchange CSR , exchange 2007 UCC. SSL CERT

I want to make sure I am going this correctly. machine name: win2k8ex1. certificate: common name: owa.x.com subject alternative domains: autodiscover.x.com mail.x.com WIN2K8EX1 WIN2K8EX1.x....
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Is it possible to convert a 1024 CSR to a 2048 CSR? (Sun ONE Webserver 6.1)

For a 2004 software combination (which means a 2004 webserver) it is letting out a CSR with a 1024 key length. The company we have been purchasing the SSLs from requires a 2048 bit key length. It it ...
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Wildcard CSR generation through IIS6

What is hopefully an easy question for someone familiar with generating CSRs from IIS6: When generating the CSR, do I just select any SINGLE site in IIS that the wildcard certificate will be used for ...
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Generating a CSR to a specific cipher suite

I am having to generate a CSR for a private RPC interface that is secured using certificates. As part of the requirements, it is specified that the only compatiable suite is: ...
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XCA Signing Problem

I am trying to make a self-signed SSL Certificate for Sun WebServer 6.1 using the XCA Certificate GUI. Here is my process: Login to Sun Webserver admin console. Use the "Generate CSR" function to ...
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SSL, CSR: should I include -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----?

I need to submit my CSR certificate (generated with openSSL) to my ssl provider. I need to copy paste it in a text area. I was wondering if I should copy paste also the beginning and the end: -----...