Microsoft IIS 7 CSR Generation Guide

Generate a CSR for Microsoft Server 2008's IIS 7 & 7.5

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Installing Primary Server Certificate File with Key Manager
1. Begin by Clicking the Start button. Next, click Administrative Tools. Finally, click "Internet Information Services IIS Manager."

2. Next, Click on the Server Name.

3. Double-Click on the "Server Certificates" button located in the "Security" section. This is all located in the Center Menu.

Internet Information Services IIS Manager

Server Cetificates

4. Click on the "Actions" Menu which is located to the right of the screen. Click on the "Create Certificate Request" and the Wizard Instructions will begin.

5. Click on the "Distinguished Name Properties" window and input the following information regarding the Company: Common Name, Organization, Organizational Unit, City, State, and Country.

Distinguished Name Properties

6. Click Next.


7. Click on the "Cryptographic Service Provider Properties" window. Using the drop-down list of Cryptographic Service Provider and select Microsoft RSA SChannel. The Bit Length drop down menu select 2048. Then Click Next.

8. Enter the name of the CSR File.

9. Make sure you save your changes, and open it as a text file. Copy and paste it into the order process form.

CSR File

10. Once you receive a SSL Certificate, you may proceed to installation.

Installing Primary Server Certificate File with Key Manager
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