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How to generate a CSR for your SSL

Last Updated: March 28, 2024

A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a critical step in obtaining an SSL certificate for your website or server. It contains essential information about your organization and the domain for which the SSL certificate is intended. Generating a CSR requires attention to detail to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to generate a CSR for your SSL certificate.

There are a few ways to set up your SSL, we have provided the information below. 


  1. If you are using our hosting product, you can generate a CSR through the hosting product.
  2. If you are hosting elsewhere, you can follow "Setting up an SSL certificate that is not hosted by" to set up your SSL certificate. 
  3. If you'd like to generate CSR through the terminal, please follow "How to generate CSR through terminal using OpenSSL". 


By following these steps, you can generate a CSR for your SSL certificate and initiate the process of obtaining a trusted SSL certificate for your website or server. 

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