How to Generate a CSR using Plesk 7 and 8

How to generate a CSR using Plesk 7 and 8
  • Login to the Plesk 7/8 Control Panel.
  • From the left hand menu, select 'Domains'.
  • Click on the domain name that you wish to generate the CSR for.
  • Click on the 'Certificates' menu item.
  • Click on the 'Add New Certificate' item.
  • Fill out the information on the page. All items noted by red asterisks must be filled in
  • Press the 'Request' button.
  • You will then be returned to the Certificates menu. From the list at the bottom of the page, click on the certificate name that you just created. Mid-way down the page, there is a box. Copy the content of this box labelled 'CSR'. It should look similar to the example below:
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
MIIBSzCB9gIBADCBkDELMAkGA1UEBhMCVVMxDjAMBgNVBAgTBVRleGFzMQ4wDAYD
....
HNX2uFXghrjBJw3mtZ36JhG7cLeWZK7B+4dmOL4f2ToreSW946wQMxK5ZYYOK68=
-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST----- 
 
  •  Paste the CSR into the order screen when purchasing an SSL certificate.

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