Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR): Linux Apache

Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Apache


# openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout -out
Enter pass phrase for
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
Country Name (2 letter code) [GB]:CA
State or Province Name (full name) [Berkshire]:Alberta
Locality Name (eg, city) [Newbury]:Calgary
Organization Name (eg, company) [My Company Ltd]:DOMAINScanada Inc
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:IT
Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname) []: DOMAINScanada
Email Address []:

Please enter the following 'extra' attributes
to be sent with your certificate request
A challenge password []:
An optional company name []:

# ls -ltr www.domain.*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   963 Jun 13 20:26
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   664 Jun 13 20:35
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