CSR Generation Steps IIS 6

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR), perform the following steps:

  1. Open the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager on your server.

  2. Right-click on the server name and select "Properties."

  3. Click the "Directory Security" tab

  4. Under the "Secure communications" section, click on the "Server Certificate" button.
  5. Click on the "Next" button to start the certificate wizard.

  6. Select "Create a new certificate" and click "Next."

  7. Select the "Prepare the request now, but send it later" option, and click Next

  8. Enter the required information for the certificate request, such as the common name, organization name, and email address.
  9. Select the appropriate key size and signing algorithm for the certificate request.
  10. Select the location where you want to save the CSR file, and give it a name, then click "Next."
  11. Review the information for the certificate request and click "Finish."Submit the certificate request file to the certificate authority (CA) for signing.
  12. Submit the certificate request file to the certificate authority (CA) for signing.
  13. Once the certificate is signed, import the signed certificate and the CA's root certificate into the IIS server.
  14. Configure the Microsoft IIS6 server to use the new certificate by binding the certificate to the website and configure the SSL settings.
  15. Restart the Microsoft IIS6 server for the changes to take effect.
  16. Verify that the certificate is installed and working properly by visiting your website and checking the certificate information.