SSL Certificate CSR Creation for Microsoft Windows IIS

If you already have your SSL Certificate and just need to install it, see IIS 4 SSL Certificate Installation.

How to generate a CSR in IIS 4.x Web Server

  1. Run the Management Console.
  2. Expand the Internet Information Server, as well as the computer name you are securing.
  3. Right-click on the website you are securing, and select Properties.
  4. Open Directory Security.
  5. Under Secure Communications, click on Key Manager and 'Create New Key'.
  6. Select 'Put the request in a file...', and select a filename or accept the default.
  7. Fill in the required information with your company information.
  8. Click on Next until your are done, then click on Finish. Choose 'yes' when you are prompted about saving changes.
  9. Finally, open the CSR you created with a text editor such as notepad, and copy and paste the text (including the BEGIN and END tags) into the DigiCert web-CSR-form.
  10. After you receive your SSL Certificate from DigiCert, you can install it.
    See IIS 4 SSL Certificate Installation.

IIS SSL Certificate Guide

Generating a CSR for Issuance of an SSL Certificate in Windows IIS

How to generate a Certificate Signing Request for your Microsoft IIS Web Server

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