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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 usually created at the same time that you create the CSR.

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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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How to generate a CSR for Verisign for use with FileZilla (in Windows)

I need to get a certificate from VeriSign to use in FileZilla (FTPS, FTP over SSL), to get the certificate, Verisign asks for a CSR file, FileZilla doesn't seem to have a way to generate those CSR ...