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Important: This article applies to customers with SSL services only.


To generate your Certificate Signing Request (CSR), you will need to log into your server and use the following instructions:

1. Open the Microsoft® Management Console (MMC).
2. Expand the Internet Information Server, then expand your server name.
3. Open the Properties of the website where you require the CSR. Do this by right-clicking on the website.
4. Open Directory Security.
5. Under the Secure Communications area, choose Key manager and select Create a New Key.
6. Fill out your information. The following characters are not allowed: ! @ # $ % ^ * ( ) ~ ? > < & / \.
7. Click Next until you complete the process. Answer Yes to saving any changes.
8. Open the CSR file that was created with a text-editor (usually notepad). Copy the contents of the file, from:
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
...to...
-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----
9. Paste this information into the enrollment form when requested.
You have generated your CSR for Microsoft IIS 4.X.