William Shallum

Generating Certificate Requests (CSRs) on Windows

Posted Apr 10 2016, 05:39 by William Shallum [updated Apr 10 2016, 05:41]

I use Windows. If I want to generate a CSR using OpenSSL it is easy and there are lots of guides on the Internet you can copy commands from. In fact I have done it multiple times and can probably do it from memory. But what if I want to generate a CSR using the Windows GUI tools?

Windows has decent support for using a “Certificate Enrollment Policy Server”, but as this is going to be used by me to authenticate to my (Linux) VPS, that is not an option here.