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Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Smart Protection Server (SPS)

    • Updated:
    • 20 Mar 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Smart Protection Server 3.0
    • Smart Protection Server 3.1
    • Smart Protection Server 3.2
    • Smart Protection Server 3.3
    • Platform:
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Summary

This article shows you the steps in creating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR).

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To create the CSR, do the following step from the Linux SPS Server:

  1. Generate the RSA Key.
    1. Create a folder for the RSA key using the commands below:

      mkdir ~/<FQDN>.ssl/

      cd ~/<FQDN>.ssl/

    2. Run the follwing command to generate the Private Key:

      openssl genrsa -out ~/<FQDN>.ssl/<FQDN>.key 2048

  2. Create CSR with the RSA private key (output is on PEM format). Use the command below:

    openssl req -new -sha256 -key ~/<FQDN>.ssl/<FQDN>.key -out ~/<FQDN>.ssl/<FQDN>.csr

    When prompted, provide the necessary information for creating a CSR.

  3. Verify your CSR by runnning the following command:

    openssl req -noout -text -in ~/<FQDN>.ssl/<FQDN>.csr

  4. Submit the CSR that you created to a certificate authority.
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