Barracuda - Generate CSR

A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is required when applying for an SSL certificate. This CSR (and private key) can be generated on your webserver. To request a wildcard certificate, fill in an * (asterisk) for the subdomain, for example * (instead of

This manual counts for almost all Barracuda products.

Creating a CSR

  1. Log in to the web interface on the website interface.
  2. Go to Advanced SSL (for some Barracuda products: Advanced Secure Administration).
  3. Enter the required organization details on the Certificate Generation page. Please Note: the provided Common Name must match the one in the Barracuda Unit Host Name; this is available on the page Basic IP Configuration. Please Note: there are problems known with the use of wildcard certificates; contact Barracuda for more information.
  4. Save the changes by clicking Save Changes.
  5. Click Download next to Download Certificate Signing Request to download the CSR.

To order a certificate, copy the entire contents of the generated CSR, including the first and last line and all dashes.

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