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Generating a Certificate Signing Request or CSR Topics

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CSR for Novell® I-Chain

CSR for Novell® I-Chain


There are 2 possible views for creating a CSR, the alternative view is at the bottom of this page.


Start the ichain Management http://youriChain:1959/appliance/config.html
Select the Home-Certificate Maintenance panel.
Click Create to create the CSR.


Enter the following fields:

Certificate name - Any alphanumeric name as long as it is unique
Subject name - The DNS name of the site that is to be secured
Signature algorithm - can be SHA or MD5
RSA Key size - use 1024 bits
Select 'Use external certificate authority'
Organization - The company that owns the Web site
    Note: Entering spaces may cause problems
City, State or Province code, two-character country code

Click OK.

Ths Certificate Maintenance panel will now look like this:


Click Apply to generate the CSR. When it is ready the Status will indicate "CSR in Progress".


When you select 'View the CSR'. you should see:

This is your certificate request that you will need during application.


Alternate View