Steps to generate a CSR for F5's Big IP version 9 systems.
1. Open the F5 BIGIP Web GUI
Under Local Traffic select SSL Certificates and then Create.
2. Enter General Properties
Under General Properties enter a certificate friendly name which will help distinguish the CSR going forward.
3. Enter Certificate Properties
Under Certificate Properties enter the following CSR details:
|Issuer||Select the issuing “Certificate Authority”.|
|Common Name||The FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) you want to secure with the certificate such as www.google.com, secure.website.org, *.domain.net, etc.|
|Division||Your department such as ‘Information Technology’ or ‘Website Security.’|
|Organization||The full legal name of your organization including the corporate identifier.|
|Locality, State or Province, Country||City, state, and country where your organization is legally incorporated. Do not abbreviate.|
|Email Address||Your email address.|
|Change Password, Confirm Password||Your password.|
|Key Properties||For Key Properties, select RSA & 2048.|
Click the Finished button.
4. Copy the CSR Text From the File
Locate and open the newly created CSR in a text editor such as Notepad and copy all the text including:
5. Upload Your CSR
After you have received your CSR, return to your 101domain account and upload your CSR or paste in your CSR code.