1. Run Private Key Generation Command
Generate a keystore and private key by running the following command:
2. Create a Password
Enter a keystore password.
Java servers will use a default password unless you decide to change it by specifying a customer password in the server.xml configuration file.
3. Enter the CSR Details When Prompted:
|Common Name (CN)||The FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) you want to secure with the certificate such as www.google.com, secure.website.org, *.domain.net, etc.|
|Organization Name (ON)||The full legal name of your organization including the corporate identifier.|
|Organizational Unit (OU)||Your department such as ‘Information Technology’ or ‘Website Security.’|
|Locality or City (L)||The locality or city where your organization is legally incorporated. Do not abbreviate.|
|State or Province (S)||The state or province where your organization is legally incorporated. Do not abbreviate.|
|Country Name (C)||The official two-letter country code (i.e. US, CH) where your organization is legally incorporated.|
4. Select Enter When Prompted for the Private Key Alias Password
This will set the private key password to the same password used for the keystore from Step 2. Please save the private key and keystore password. If lost, they cannot be retrieved and you’ll have to start over.
5. Backup the Keystore File
After creating the Keyentry, by accessing the following directory and saving the file somewhere safe in case of a system crash or failure.
6. Run the CSR Generation Command
Generate a CSR off the Keyentry by running the following command:
Locate and open the newly created CSR in a text editor such as Notepad and copy all the text including:
7. Upload Your CSR
After you have received your CSR, return to your 101domain account and upload your CSR or paste in your CSR code.