CrushFTP - CSR Generation

This manual is for CrushFTP Server. The appliance has a built-in CSR generator which makes requesting and installing an easier procedure.

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

  1. Log into your CrushFTP appliance and navigate to Preferences, Encryption and open the SSL tab.
  2. Click on the Generate Now button and fill in the required information.
  3. After clicking on Generate the private key will be made and stored internally.
  4. The next step is to generate a CSR, this can be done by click on the Generate CSR button. You will receive a success message including your CSR. Save this, you will need it to request your certificate. End with OK.
  5. The private key will be stored within the CrushFTP appliance, so do not worry about not having it. You are now all set to request the certificate.

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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