Create a CSR in the FileCloud Control Panel

When using SSL on Windows, you must create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) to receive an SSL certificate.

  • A CSR is a data file that contains a Public Key and your domain details.
  • You will submit the CSR to your SSL provider.  
  • Your provider will verify and then issue an SSL certificate file

If you encounter issues using the FileCloud control panel, you can:

Manually create a CSR to receive an SSL certificate

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To create a CSR in the FileCloud control panel:

  1. Open the FileCloud Control Panel

  2. Click Create SSL CSR.

    New CSR fields appear.

  3. Enter your data into the fields.

    Country NameUS2letter code
    full name - no abbreviations
    full city name
    Organization NameMyCompany
    company name
    Organizational Unit NameIT
    section name
    server FQDN or YOUR name

    Be sure to enter the actual server's fully qualified name 

    If it is a wildcard certificate for all sub domains (for example for using multi tenancy), then be sure to enter *

  4. Click Generate CSR.
    The following popup appears:

  5. Submit the CSR to your SSL provider.