Generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for my cPanel hosting
You can generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) in the cPanel account after your domain is pointing to the hosting product.
- Log in to your GoDaddy account and open your product. (Need help opening your product?)
- Click cPanel Admin.
- In the Security section, click SSL/TLS.
- Under Certificate Signing Requests (CSR), click Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests.
- Complete the fields in the Generate a New Certificate Signing Request (CSR) section.
- At the bottom of the form, click the Generate button.
|Domains||The fully-qualified domain name, or URL, you want to secure.
Note: If you are requesting a Wildcard certificate, add an asterisk (*) to the left of the common name where you want the wildcard, for example *.coolexample.com.
|City||Name of the city where your organization is registered/located. Do not abbreviate.|
|State||Name of the state where your organization is located. Do not abbreviate.|
|Country||The two-letter International Organization for Standardization (ISO) format country code for where your organization is legally registered.|
|Company||The legally-registered name for your business. If you are enrolling as an individual, enter the certificate requestor's name.|
On the new page, your CSR will display in the Encoded Certificate Signing Request section. You'll need to make a copy of the CSR to request an SSL certificate.
After you create a CSR, you will need to request your certificate. How you request a certificate is dependent on the type of certificate you have:
|Standard Assurance SSL certificate||Request an SSL certificate (Standard Assurance)|
|Deluxe or Extended Validation certificates||Request an SSL certificate (Deluxe or Extended Validation)|
|Code or Driver Signing certificates||Request code or driver signing certificates|
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