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For cPanel & WHM version 68

(cPanel >> Home >> Security >> SSL/TLS)

Overview

This feature allows you to generate, view, or delete a certificate signing request (CSR). You can also view and edit current descriptions and encoded private keys and decoded private keys.

Generate a new CSR

Warning:

You must have or generate a key before you generate a signing request.

To generate a CSR, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Generate a New Certificate Signing Request (CSR) heading, select the key from the Key menu.
    • When you select a key, the View & Edit option appears. Click the link to view and edit the information for your private key.
    • If the desired key does not appear in the menu, use the Generate a new 2,048 bit key option to generate new key. You can also add a new private key to the Private Keys section of the SSL/TLS interface (cPanel >> Home >> Security >> SSL/TLS).
  2. Enter the required information in the text boxes below the Key menu.

  3. Click Generate

    Note:

     Your hosting provider may require additional information.

Remove a CSR

To delete a CSR, perform the following steps: 

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For Hosting Providers

  1. Under the Certificate Signing Requests on Server heading, click the Delete link in the Actions column next to the host. A new interface will appear.
  2. Click Delete CSR to confirm. A message of success or failure will appear. 
    • If you do not wish to delete the CSR, click Cancel.

Edit and view details about a CSR

To edit a description or view a CSR, perform the following steps: 

  1. Under the Certificate Signing Requests on Server heading, click Edit & View in the Actions column next to the host. A new interface will appear that displays the description, the encoded CSR, and the decoded CSR.
  2. Enter any desired changes in the Description text box.
  3. Click Update Name. A message of success or failure will appear next to the Description text box.