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IIS SSL Certificate- How to generate a CSR Certificate

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Secure Socket Layer certificates provide encryption for your website. A user feels safe
when he sees https instead of http along with the padlock icon in the browser,
indicating that your SSL certificate is valid. Such certificates can be purchased from
resellers like RapidSSLOnline.com.




You will receive a SSL security certificates for IIS (Internet Information Services) for
Windows servers host from the company. Before you can install a certificate, you
must generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request). The CSR file is what you send to
the Company SSL.




The Wizard of CSR in IIS 7 lets you create the file on your Windows host. Be
prepared to enter the physical address of the domain name and organization
information. The information is presented to users when they visit your SSL
certificate in the browser. SSL companies to verify the information do not provide
false information in the application of CSR. Use the following steps to create the CSR
file in Windows IIS 7, which is included with Windows 2008, Windows Vista and
Windows 7 operating systems.


 Open the Internet Services Manager located in Administrative Tools in your Control
Panel or the Start menu.

 Double-click on the "Server Certificate" in the "Security" section of IIS Manager 7.

 Click "Create Certificate Request" link on the right side of the window. The link
opens a new window where you enter information about the organization and website
physical address.

 Type your company information site. Companies such as Verisign verify the
information contained in your file CSR, this is not recommended that you enter false
information. SSL certificates are used to protect user data, if false data may result in a
denial of SSL certificate.

 Leave the default value of Microsoft's encryption level, and click the Next button.

 Click "Next." Choose a location on the hard disk on your web server for Windows to
store the CSR. Remember this place, because you need to CSR for SSL certificate
request.
 Click "Finish" and your request CSR is created on the host site.




 You must choose a company after creating the application. SSL certificate prices
differ from company to company. Cheap certs are available such as Verisign SSL,
GeoTrust SSL, but make sure you find a reputable company before turning encryption
on your host. Poor SSL or an SSL certificate not configured correctly is easily
detected by browsers like Chrome and Firefox and it shows a red warning sign to the
user.

								
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