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How is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) generated on F5 BIG IP?

Article Number: 46296

Question

How is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) generated on F5 BIG-IP?

Answer

To generate the CSR, complete the following steps:

** Note these steps are based on F5 BIG-IP 9.4.8

  1. Launch the F5 BIG-IP web GUI.
     
  2. On the Main tab, expand Local Traffic.
     
  3. Click SSL Certificates. The list of existing certificates displays.
     
  4. In the upper right corner of the screen, click Create.
  5. Under General Properties, supply a name for the certificate. This name will be used in the future to identify this certificate.
     
  6. Under Certificate Properties, supply the following information:

Issuer: Certificate Authority

Common name: Fully Qualified Domain Name of your site (www.mydomain.com)

Division: Name of your division or department

Organization: Legal name of your company or organization

Locality, State or Province, Country: City, state, and country where your organization is located

E-mail Address: Your email

Challenge Password, Confirm Password: Your password

  • Under Key Properties, select 2048 bits.
     
  • Click Finished at the bottom of the screen.
     
    • The text of the Certificate Signing Request is displayed. Copy the entire Request Text to a file or download the Request File to save the CSR.


       
    • Click Finished at the bottom of the screen.


       

         


           

          TN7737

          Affected Products:

          • Entrust Certificate Services 1 Year Advantage SSL Certificate Version Not Applicable Language Not Applicable Platform Not Applicable