CSR Generation Instructions

The following instructions will guide you through the CSR generation process on Citrix Secure Gateway. To learn more about CSRs and the importance of your private key, reference our Overview of Certificate Signing Request article. If you already generated the CSR and received your trusted SSL certificate, reference our SSL Installation Instructions and disregard the steps below.

  1. Determine what version of Microsoft IIS you are running since this is where the CSR generation process will take place. Please reference the table below if you do not know what version of IIS you are running.
    Your Operating System
    IIS Version
    Windows Server 2003
    Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    Source: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/224609

  2. Upon determining what version of IIS you are running, select the appropriate set of CSR Generation instructions below:

Upon generating the CSR, your order will enter the validation process with the issuing Certificate Authority (CA) and require the certificate requester to complete some form of validation depending on the certificate purchased. For information regarding the different levels of the validation process and how to satisfy the industry requirements, reference our validation articles.

After you complete the validation process and receive the trusted SSL Certificate from the issuing Certificate Authority (CA), proceed with the next step using our SSL Installation Instructions for Citrix Secure Gateway.