Generating a CSR using DirectAdmin

Generating a CSR using DirectAdmin

To generate the CSR code for a domain name hosted on a server with DirectAdmin, follow the steps described below:

How to Generating a CSR using DirectAdmin

Step 1

  • 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.

Step 2

(!)Important: In accordance with the Comodo (now Sectigo) Certificate Authority policy change, starting from December 20, 2010, SSL Certificates can be issued using CSR codes 2048-bit and higher length.


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:

Email Address: any email address you like (it will not be used for any email delivery)

  • Copy the information that appears in the text box. The Certificate Request portion will be used for the Certificate Activation process. If RSA Private key is also available, make sure that you have copied and backed it up because it will not be saved anywhere and will be needed during the installation.