Generate a CSR (certificate signing request)

To request an SSL certificate for your server or a code/driver signing certificate, you have to generate a certificate signing request (CSR). This identifies which server will use your certificate, as well as the domain names (common names) you'll use for SSL certificates.

If you're using an SSL certificate on a GoDaddy shared hosting account, you do not need to generate a CSR; we take care of that for you.

How you generate a CSR depends on the type of certificate you're requesting and your operating system/control panel.

SSL certificates Code/driver signing

Miscellaneous CSR instructions:

Our certificates are compatible with all types of web servers, even if we do not have CSR instructions for them.


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