Certificate Key Matcher

You can check with the SHA Checksum whether a certificate matches a private key, or a CSR matches a certificate on your own computer by using the OpenSSL commands below: openssl pkey -in privateKey.key -pubout -outform pem | sha256sum openssl x509 -in certificate.crt -pubkey -noout -outform pem | sha256sum openssl req -in CSR.csr -pubkey -noout […]

Why not Padlock? Padlock not showing green color

Installing an SSL certificate and configuring a website for HTTPS is an extremely challenging task. That’s because you’re not just configuring the server for encrypted connections, you’re essentially redirecting every single page and asset to HTTPS. For larger sites with massive infrastructures this can be a nightmare-heck, it can be a nightmare for even small […]

CSR for Tomcat

1. Navigate to the DirectoryThe Directory is where you will manage the certificate. 2. Enter key generation commandGenerate a keystore and private key by running the following command: keytool -genkey -alias server -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -keystore your_domain_name.jksNote: Replace .your_domain_name. with the primary domain you will be securing with the certificate. 3. Create the keystoreEnter […]

CSR for Microsoft Exchange 2013

The following instructions will guide you through the CSR generation process on Microsoft Exchange 2013. To learn more about CSRs and the importance of your private key, reference our Overview of Certificate Signing Request article. If you already generated the CSR and received your trusted SSL certificate, reference our SSL Installation Instructions and disregard the […]

CSR for Plesk 10 Services

1. Log in to Parallels Plesk PanelSelect Hosting Services and click Domains. Click Control Panel next to the domain the request is for. 2. Navigate to .SSL Certificates.Select Websites & Domains and click SSL Certificates. Note: For securing multiple domains, click Manage next to the appropriate domains before proceeding to Step 3. 3. Add SSL […]

CSR for AWS Services

1. OpenSSLFor Amazon Web Services, we recommend generating your CSR via OpenSSL, which is a widely used software for SSL services. Please view our CSR Generation Instructions in OpenSSL support article for detailed instructions on how to complete this step. 2. Reference Amazon’s DocumentationBecause Amazon Web Services involves a variety of web hosting services, we […]

Apache Open SSL

1. Log InLog in to your server.s terminal via Secure Shell (SSH). 2. Run CSR Generation CommandGenerate a private key and CSR by running the following command:Apache Open SSL Step2Here is the plain text version to copy and paste into your terminal: openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout server.key -out server.csrNote: Replace .server. with […]

Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Overview

Before you can generate your SSL Certificate, the certificate requester must create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for a domain name or hostname on your web server. The CSR is a standardized way to send the issuing Certificate Authority (CA) your public key, which is paired with a secret private key on the server, and […]