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How to Generate a CSR on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0?

In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you how to generate a CSR on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0.

Just follow the steps below:

Step 1. Initiate the CSR generation

  1. Log into Access Gateway Management Console and click on Certificates.
  2. On the right side pane, click on New.

Step 2. Fill in your information

In the Certificate Signing Request tab, fill in the fields as shown below:

  • Key length: check the 2048-bit option button
  • Common Name: write the FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) that you want to secure. For example, yoursite.com or *.yoursite.com if you are creating a request for a wildcard certificate
  • Email: provide a valid mail address
  • Description: type Certificate Signing Request
  • Company name: specify the legal name of your company. For a Domain Validation certificate, put NA instead. For example, Your Company LLC
  • Department name: name the department in charge of web security. For example, IT
  • City: include the full name of the city where your company is located. For instance, Los Angeles
  • State or Province: type the full name of the state or region where your company is registered. For instance, California
  • Country Code: from the drop-down menu, select the two-letter code of your country. For instance, US

Step 3. Generate the CSR

Double check the info you’ve just submitted and click Save.

A dialog box containing your CSR code will pop up. Click on the Copy button, and paste the CSR content in a text file such as Notepad.

Save the CSR file on your PC. You will use it during the SSL order process.