Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Lotus Domino Go 4.6.2.6 and higher

Solution ID:    SO13989
Version:    1.0
Published:    03/05/2010

Solution

Follow these instructions to generate a CSR for your Web site. When you have completed this process, you will have a CSR ready to submit to RapidSSL.com in order to be generated into a SSL Security Certificate.

1. Start the MKKF utility by typing mkkf at the command prompt. The system displays a menu page.

*Note: The MKKF utility places the keyring file in the current directory unless otherwise specified.

2. Select N to create a new key ring file, default file name is keyfile.kyr. After you type in a key ring file name, the next menu screen will come up.


3. Select W to work with keys and certificates.


4. Select C to create a new key and certificate request. Type a password when prompted.

Warning: If you lose the password, you must purchase another certificate.

See the certificate replacement policy at the bottom of these instructions.

5. Select P to choose PKCS#10 certificate request format at the next menu.

6. Select M to modify the certificate request fields at the next menu.
The following characters can not be accepted: < > ~ ! @ # $ % ^ * / \ ( ) ?&.

7. Select R to create the key and certificate request after specifing all fields.

8. After the key and certificate request are created,select X to exit from MKKF utility. Save the changes to the key-ring file.

*Make a backup copy of your keyring file and store it in a safe place.

9. Submit your CSR to RapidSSL.com by completing the online enrollment forms.

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