Generating a certificate signing request (CSR)

Server and Cluster Administration Guide for Hitachi NAS Platform

Version
15.1.x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-92HNAS010-35
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 cert-gencsr.sh
  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