Generating a certificate signing request (CSR)

Server and Cluster Administration Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

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A certificate signing request (CSR) is a file that contains the encoded information needed to request a certificate from an authority. After generating the CSR, it can be submitted to the authority.

To generate a CSR:

  1. SSH in to the SMU as user manager, enter su -, and enter the root password.
  2. Enter
  3. Copy and paste the CSR that is displayed into the website of the certificate authority.
    Alternatively, copy the CSR from the following file on the SMU: /etc/opt/mercury-papi/ssl/certreq.csr