How to Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in Oracle Wallet Manager
This document provide CSR generation instructions for Oracle Wallet Manager. If you are not able to perform the steps on the server, RapidSSL recommends to contact the server vendor.
NOTE: To generate a CSR, you will need to create a key pair for your server. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. If you lose your public/private key file or your password and generate a new one, your SSL Certificate will no longer match.
Step 1. Create a new wallet for Oracle Wallet Manager
NOTE: All certificates that will expire after October 2013 must have a 2048 bit key size.
1. From the menu bar, select Wallet > New
2. Enter the password twice > click OK
NOTE: The password must contain eight alphanumeric characters and special characters
3. Select Add a certificate request. If not, select Cancel > select Wallet > Save in the system default to save the new wallet
Step 2. Create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Oracle Wallet Manager
1. Select Operations > Add Certificate Request
2. A dialog box will appear to enter your certificate information.
- Country Name (C): Use the two-letter code without punctuation for country, for example: US or CA.
- State or Province (S): Spell out the state completely; do not abbreviate the state or province name, for example: California.
- Locality or City (L): The Locality field is the city or town name, for example: Berkeley.
- Organization (O): If your company or department has an &, @, or any other symbol using the shift key in its name, you must spell out the symbol or omit it to enroll, for example: XY & Z Corporation would be XYZ Corportation or XY and Z Corportation.
- Organizational Unit (OU): This field is the name of the department or organization unit making the request.
- Common Name (CN): The Common Name is the Host + Domain Name.
NOTE: RapidSSL certificates can only be used on Web servers using the Common Name specified during enrollment. For example, a certificate for the domain "domain.com" will receive a warning if accessing a site named "www.domain.com" or "secure.domain.com", because "www.domain.com" and "secure.domain.com" are different from "domain.com".
3. Select OK
Step 3. Export a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) as a file
1. In the left panel, select the Certificate Signing Request you want to export
2. From the menu bar, select Operations > Export Certificate Request
3. Enter a file name and directory you want to save your file to > select OK
4. Proceed with Enrolment.
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