CSR Generation for Mac OS X El Capitan (v.10.11)

The following instructions will guide you through the CSR generation process on Mac OS C El Capitan (v.10.11)

  1. Launch the Mac OS El Capitan (v.10.11) Server App.

  2. From the Finder window, under Favorites, select Applications and then Server.

  3. From the Server App window, under Choose a Mac, select one of the following options to determine where to create the CSR and install the SSL certificate once issued.

    • To make a CSR on the current server:

      • Click This Mac – YourServerName and click Continue.

      • Enter the Administrator Name and Password and click Allow.

    • To make a CSR on another server:

      • Click Other Mac – YourOtherServerName and click Continue.

      • Enter your Host Name and IP Address.

      • Enter the Administrator Name and Password and click Allow.

  4. From the Server App window, under Server, click Certificates.

  5. In the Certificates page, click + (at the bottom) and select Get a Trusted Certificate…

  6. Click Next on the Get a Trusted Certificate page.

  7. Enter your CSR details and click Next.

  8. Click Save and then Finish.

    Note: Make sure you remember the filename and file path where the CSR was saved.

  9. Locate and open the newly created CSR from the specified location you choose in a text editor such as Notepad and copy all the text including:


Log into your Sectigo account
Click on the Provide CSR on our website and paste the entire CSR into the blank text box and continue with completing the generation process.