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 the Public Key and your domain details.
  • You will submit the CSR to your SSL provider.  
  • Your provider will verify and then issue a SSL certificate in a .crt 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. Under Miscellaneous, click Create SSL CSR.

  3. On the New CSR dialog box, fill in the following information.

    Country NameUS2letter code
    full name - no abbreviations
    full city name
    Organization NameInternet Widgits Pty Ltd
    company name
    Organizational Unit NameAccounts Payable
    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.