Plesk: How to generate a CSR

This article provides you with steps on how to generate a CSR on Windows Plesk.

Step 1– Login to Plesk.

  • Login with username and password received when you completed your subscription.

Step 2– Click SSL/TLS under security section

Step 3– Click Advanced Settings

Step 4– Click Add SSL/TLS Certficate

Step 5– Complete CSR details and click Request

  • Certificate name. This will help you identify this certificate in the repository.
  • Bits. Choose the encryption level of your SSL certificate. In Plesk Onyx, 2048, 3072 and 4096 bits are available.
  • Country, State or province, location (city), organization name (company). The values you enter should not exceed the length of 64 symbols.
  • The domain name for which you want to purchase an SSL certificate. This should be a fully qualified domain name. Example: example.com.
  • Email: The website administrator’s email address

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