Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) - Zeus Web Server 4.2 Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) - Zeus Web Server 4.2

Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) - Zeus Web Server 4.2

Follow the below instructions to generate a CSR for your website. When you have completed generating your CSR, cut/copy and paste it into the CSR field on the SSL certificate-request page.

To Generate and Submit the Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

  • 1. Open the Zeus Administration console.
  • 2. Select the SSL Certificates link under Admin.
  • 3. Click the Create button in the Creating a Certificate Set area.
  • 4. Select Buy a certificate from another certifying authority and click OK.
  • 5. Enter the Distinguished Name information:
    • Common Name - The Common Name is the fully qualified domain name - or URL - to which you plan to apply the requested certificate.

NOTE: If you are requesting a Wildcard certificate, please add an asterisk (*) on the left side of the Common Name (e.g., "*.coolexample.com" or "www*.coolexample.com"). This will secure all subdomains of the Common Name.

    • Organization - The name under which your business is legally registered. The listed organization must be the legal registrant of the domain name in the certificate request. If you are enrolling as an individual, please enter the certificate requestor's name in the "Organization" field, and the DBA (doing business as) name in the "Organizational Unit" field.
    • Organization Unit - Optional. Use this field to differentiate between divisions within an organization. For example, "Engineering" or "Human Resources." If applicable, you may enter the DBA (doing business as) name in this field
    • City/Locality - Name of the city in which your organization is registered/located. Please spell out the name of the city. Do not abbreviate.
    • State/Province - Name of state or province where your organization is located. Please enter the full name. Do not abbreviate.
    • Country - The two-letter International Organization for Standardization- (ISO-) format country code for the country in which your organization is legally registered.
    • Private Key Size - Select 2048.
  • 6. Click OK.
  • 7. Cut/copy the generated CSR into our online enrollment form.

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