CSR Generation on SonicWall

CSR Generation on SonicWall

This article provides insights into CSR generation on the SonicWALL SSL-VPN Appliance. It’s important to note that the certificate needs to be activated, and you can find tips about SSL activation in this នាំ​ផ្លូវ. To proceed with activation, a CSR code is necessary. Please follow the steps below.

How to CSR Generation on SonicWall

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Log into the SonicWALL SSL-VPN appliance portal.

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After that, please expand the ប្រព័ន្ធ និងចុច វិញ្ញាបនប័ត្រ:

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ក្នុង វិញ្ញាបនប័ត្រម៉ាស៊ីនមេ ផ្នែក, ចុច បង្កើត CSR.

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នៅ​លើ Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) page, please specify the following details:

  • ឈ្មោះ: Enter your ឈ្មោះដែន name or subdomain. It will be more convenient to detect what this SSL certificate is created for.
  • អង្គការ: Specify your company’s legally registered name (for example, YourCompany, Inc.) . If you do not have any organization, please put in “NA” instead.
  • Unit/Department: Specify your department within the organization.(Sometimes this field can be prefilled or even be blank; however, if you have a Domain Validation (DV) certificate, it will be enough to write “NA” in case you do not have any information regarding the department.)
  • City/Locale: Enter your contact details here(current location of the individual or organization.
  • រដ្ឋ: Please specify your state (also, you can duplicate the city name here if you do not have one)
  • ប្រទេស: Enter the country code. Please keep in mind that a two-letter country code should be applied. You can find codes នៅ​ទីនេះ.
  • Domain Name (FQDN): Insert your fully qualified domain name or subdomain. For example, yourdomain.com or mail.yourdomain.com.
  • ចំណាំ: If you have a Wildcard SSL certificate, it is possible to use it with SonicWALL by specifying the domain name in the *.yourdomain.com format. The domain name should be pointed to the SSL-VPN appliance’s external public IP address.
  • អាស័យ​ដ្ឋាន​អ៊ី​ម៉េ​ល: Specify your e-mail address.
  • ពាក្យសម្ងាត់: Enter a password to protect the private key that is generated along with the CSR, and please make sure that the password is saved. It will be used during installation.
  • Key Length (bits): In the drop-down list, select 2048. The size must be at least 2048 bits. Also, you can use the 4096-bit key. SonicWALL supports key sizes from 1024 to 4096 bits. However, we recommend that the standard 2048- or 4096-bit key is used.

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Once everything is done, please press Submit:

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Please save the created .zip file on your desktop for convenience:

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Open the created .zip file and extract the two files: server.csr and server.key:

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After that, please open the file with the .csr extension and open it with a text editor.

ចំណាំ: A Private key (.key file) is obligatory to be saved. It will be used during installation.

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Now you can use your newly generated CSR code with the —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST—– and —–END CERTIFICATE REQUEST—– tags for activation.

Your newly purchased SSL can be activated នៅ​ទីនេះ.

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After you receive the certificate from Sectigo (former Comodo), you need to ដំឡើង វា។