CSR Generation: OS X Server 10.5 & 10.6

  • Start Server Admin and login to your server.
  • Click Certificate icon across the top of the window.
  • Press + button and fill in the following information information for your CSR:

    Common Name: Enter the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) that you want to use with your SSL certificate. eg. www.sectigo.com, mail.example.com, etc.
    Organization: Enter the name for your company or organization.
    Organizational Unit: Enter the name of your department of your organization.
    City (Locality): Enter the name of your city.
    State/Province: Enter the name of your State/Province. Do not abbreviate.
    Country Code: Enter the two-letter country code for your country.
  • Press the Save button in the lower right hand corner of the window to save your details.
  • Click the wheel button and a dropdown menu will appear and select Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from the list.
  • From the pop-up window that appears in the previous step, drag the icon in the upper-left hand corner of the window to the desktop and this will create your CSR file on your desktop.

Note: You may open the CSR with any text-editor of your choice.

For Power Users: You may simply pop open a Terminal and follow our instructions for Apache.