Why is password needed for CSR generation?

The password you need to provide for CSR generation is needed to protect your key. You’ll need it later to authorize us to use your public/private key pair. Do not forget this password. If you do, the private key cannot be recovered: there is no “back door” to this security. Make sure that the password […]

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What is CSR?

The Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a small, encrypted text file containing information about your organization and the domain you wish to secure. A CSR is what you give to a Certification Authority, such as Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte and Comodo, to generate your SSL certificate. It is an essential part of obtaining an SSL certificate.

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