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Generate CSR

Description

This operation generates a certificate signing request (CSR) for a self-signed certificate. A CSR is required by a CA to create a digitally signed version of your certificate.

Note:

This operation is only accessible for highly available portals. If you are operating in a single-machine environment, a counterpart Generate CSR operation should be used in its place. For more information on high availability, see Import a certificate into the portal.

Request parameters

ParameterDetails
f

The response format. The default response value is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample request URL for generateCsr:

https://machine.domain.com/webadaptor/portaladmin/machines/MACHINE.DOMAIN.COM/sslCertificates/myCert/generateCsr?f=json

JSON Response syntax

{
  "certificateSigningRequest": 	"<csr>"
}

JSON Response example

{"certificateSigningRequest": 	"-----BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----\r\n
 MIIBeDCB1gIBADA2MR3wHAYDVQQKExVTZWxmU4lnbmVkQ5VydGlmaWNhdGUxFzAVBgNVBAMTDkdS\r\n
 SUQyLkVTUkkuQ09NMIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQDH9jNGP/ZPn75GIcs/uFi7\r\n
 Gqug1zutmsIVo9viUCLu+Wgd+lhrSuab3l0ar3QwM9CKp8AU01VxKMsSVcU6FjdgTmuf42cOhTEO\r\n
 8WOXqgW5PynJONaCq+9oRVCF3+XeTIHD78IN3lQvckRH7FI7iMyD+jb/P3P1xKRDhM/3ikMfJwID\r\n
 AQABoAAwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEFBQADgYEAC29mmkXw+KSeDFlRW7Jq9EEUGmBWvKqAv61qg9UQ0JD8\r\n
 hroCMTKoANj5iWqfwW/hMFWkDcKdNqTziVqyZcs3HssU89+QCTmpHkuuM8jxrEf/iWLQh5Dr4Srv\r\n
 2hf4Bf0rIC4k8XgVs28MeOzuROusdL/1g+jo83SzP2FacteNNb0=\r\n
 -----END NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----\r\n"
}