Microsoft IIS 7 SSL Certificate CSR Creation

1.    Click Start, then Administrative Tools, then Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

2.    Click on the server name.

3.    From the center menu, double-click the "Server Certificates" button in the "Security" section (it is near the bottom of the menu).

4.    Next, from the "Actions" menu (on the right), click on "Create Certificate Request." This will open the Request Certificate wizard.

5.    In the "Distinguished Name Properties" window, enter the information as follows:

Common Name - The name through which the certificate will be accessed (usually the fully-qualified domain name, e.g., or

Organization - The legally registered name of your organization/company.

Organizational unit - The name of your department within the organization (frequently this entry will be listed as "IT," "Web Security," or is simply left blank).

City/locality - The city in which your organization is located.