CSR generation instructions

How to generate a SSL certificate CSR on Google Cloud platform

A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) can be generated right from your Google Cloud platform account. This can be done with the help of a built-in Command Line Console available in your account. It’s called “Google Cloud Shell”. Cloud Shell is only available for the accounts that have a Project created. More information on how to enable Google Cloud Shell can be found here. Once Cloud Shell is enabled, you are ready to proceed with the CSR generation. Click on the Activate Google Cloud Shell button from the top menu bar to open the console: The console window will appear at the bottom of the page: As provided on the screenshot, the console will open the current user’s home directory – /home/user. A Certificate Signing Request can be generated in this directory or any other directory convenient for you. Run the following OpenSSL command to create a CSR: openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout yourdomain.key…

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How to generate a CSR code for SSL certificate in cPanel

Before you start. There are a few steps required to generate a CSR in your hosting provider's cPanel. Following them, you will successfully arrive at the SSL activation step. 1. Log in to your hosting provider's cPanel account. 2. In the Security section click on SSL/TLS Manager. 3. Click on Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests within the Certificate Signing Requests (CSR) menu.On the next screen, you’ll need to fill out the certificate details as follows: *All obligatory fields are marked with the asterisks. 1) Leave “Generate a New 2048 bit key” selected for the Key*; 2) Specify the domain (subdomain) the certificate will be used for in the Domains* field; Important: Ensure you use a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). Important: If you have a Wildcard certificate, the domain should be specified with an asterisk to secure the subdomains, e.g. “*.testcert.us”. The Wildcard certificate activated using such CSR will be valid for…

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How to generate a CSR code for SSL Certificates on Node.js

In this tutorial, we will have a look at generating a CSR code for SSL certificate on Node.js Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is an encoded text which contains details about the domain a certificate needs to be issued for and your contact details. The CSR code can be generated on Node.js with the help of the OpenSSL utility. OpenSSL is usually included in the default package and does not require an additional installation. If there is no OpenSSL in the modpack, it can be downloaded with the following commands: For Debian/Ubuntu based operation systems: sudo apt-get install openssl For Centos/Rhel (Red Hat) based operation systems: sudo yum install openssl Alternatively, the OpenSSL utility can be downloaded here. In order to generate a CSR code and an RSA private key on Node.js, it is necessary to run the following command: openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout domain.key -out domain.csr It is recommended to replace domain.key…

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