CSR Generation: HSphere

Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in H-Sphere

Log into your user Control Panel.

Click “SSL” on your control panel home page.

Enable SSL for the domain in the list.

On the Edit SSL page click the “Import SSL certificate” link.

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On the page that appears, click “Generate a temporary SSL certificate and certificate request”

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On the page that appears, edit and apply your details by clicking the “Submit” button:

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This data will be used to generate the certificate. Don’t make changes to the data if you are not sure about the purpose of these changes.

Follow instructions that appear at the top of the next page.

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SSL Certificate Signing request. It includes the details that you submitted on the previous step. Use this request to get an SSL certificate from Comodo.

SSL Server Private Key. This is the secret key to decrypt messages from your visitors. It must be stored in a secure place where it is in accessible to others. Don’t lose this key, you will need it if you get a permanent certificate.

Temporary SSL Certificate. It validates your identity and confirms the public key to assure the visitors that they are communicating with your server, not any other party.

Click “Submit Query”

Copy the CSR signing request and Private Key for later use.

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