To generate the CSR code for a domain name, which is hosted on a server with the DirectAdmin, simply follow steps described below:
Modify the Access level from 'Admin Level' to 'User Level' in the right hand menu;
- Choose ‘SSL Certificate’ option from the Advanced Features
- Select the option 'Create a Certificate Request', enter the required information in all fields, and click ‘Save’.
Important: In accordance with the Comodo and GeoTrust Certificate Authorities policy change, starting from December 20, 2010, SSL Certificates can be issued using CSR codes 2048-bit and higher length.
Example: Country Name (2 letter code): US State or Province Name (full name): California Locality Name/ City: Los Angeles Company: MyCompany Ltd Company Division (eg, section): IT, Support, Sales etc. Common Name: yourdomain.com Email Address: email you want to receive Certificate at
- Copy the information that appears in the text box. The Certificate Request portion will be used for the Certificate Activation process. Make sure that you have copied and backed up the "RSA PRIVATE KEY" because it will not be saved anywhere and will be needed during the installation.