Generating an SSL certificate request
This is the first step in securing your IP-based site.
Name-based sites cannot use SSL certificates.
To generate a certificate request:
Click the Shortcuts tab on the Home
In the shortcuts
area, click Generate SSL Certificate (Web Server
section). The Generate SSL Certificate form opens.
In the 2-Letter
Country Code field, enter the international abbreviation for the country
in which your business resides.
In the State/Province
field, enter the complete name of the state or province in which your
business resides. Do not abbreviate the state; spell it out.
In the City
field, enter the complete name of the city in which your business resides.
In the Company
field, enter the name of your business.
In the Organization
field, enter the type of industry in which your company does business.
In the Common
Name field, enter the site name of your business (without the www
In the Email
field, enter the email address of the person who will receive the SSL
Once the certifying authority (for example, Verisign) approves the request
for a SSL certificate, you will receive the SSL certificate at the specified
email address from the certifying authority.
The SSL window displays a new certificate request in
Next step in securing your site:
Requesting a certificate from a Certificate
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Published May 9, 2007