CSR (Certificate Signing Request) is needed to generate the SSL certificate. This set of codes has the company information encrypted like your domain name, company name, locality, and country of operation. This set of information is required for SSL activation and validation.
Critical Parts of Using SSL to Secure Website
1. Signing Request is a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) which is needed for your certificate activation.
2. Certificate is a self-signed, non-trusted certificate issued for your domain. It will not be used further.
3. Private Key is a key necessary for decoding during SSL/TLS handshake once your certificate is installed. Keep in mind that the private key should be saved as it is required for installation of the certificate on the server. Do not give it away to anyone
Steps to generate CSR are available in URL provided below:
Feel free to contact our SSL Support Team if you have further questions.