⊞Instructions/Info⊟What it does
GenCert generates custom Certificate Signing Requests, PKI Key Pairs, and self-signed SSL Certificates.⊟How to run it
A CSR is your "input" to an SSL Certificate. See the above references for more information.
- Use the two-letter code without punctuation for country, for example: US or CA
- Spell out the state completely, do not abbreviate it, for example: California or British Columbia
- Spell out the city or other locality where your company is headquartered, do not abbreviate it, for example: Cincinnati (not Cinti)
- Use your company name with no special characters, for example "AT&T" is either "ATT" or "AT and T"
- Common Name: The fully qualified host name, for example mail01.checktls.com
- Alt Names
- To create a Wildcard Certificate, enter one or more domain names or domain name patterns.
- How many days until the Certificate expires
GenCert creates and shows:
- Private Key
- A new 2048 bit RSA key in PEM (DER base 64 encoded with additional header and footer lines) format.
- A self-signed Certificate in PEM format.
- A PKCS#10 CSR in PEM format.
- Public Key
- The public key that goes with the private key.
- Cert Details
- The contents of the Certificate.
- CSR Details
- The contents of the CSR.