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How is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) generated on Citrix Netscaler?

Article Number: 46306

Question:

How is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) generated on Citrix Netscaler?

Answer:

To generate the CSR, complete the following steps:

** Note these steps are based on NSv9.1
 

Part 1 - Create a Private Key
 

  1. From the NetScaler GUI, select NetScaler > SSL > Create RSA Key.

 

 

 

  1. Supply a private key name for your certificate. Choose a key size of 2048. Keep the default values for the remaining options and click Create.

 

 

 

  1. Click Close to close the Create RSA Key window.

 

 

 

Part 2 - Create a Certificate Signing Request
 

 

  1. From the NetScaler GUI, select NetScaler > SSL > Create Certificate Request.

 

 

  1. In the Create Certificate Request window, supply the following information:

    ·         A Request File Name for the certificate.
    ·         The Key File Name. This should match the private key name created in Step 2 above.
    ·         Distinguished Name Fields information.

 

 

  1. Click Create to create the certificate request file.

 

  1. Click Close to close the Create Certificate Request window.

 

  1. Use a program such as WinSCP (http://winscp.net) to copy the CSR to the Local computer. The CSR file is located in the /nsconfig/ssl directory.

TN8182

Affected Products:

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