How to Generate CSR on CompleteFTP

In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you how to generate a CSR on CompleteFTP.

Just follow the steps below:

  1. Open the CompleteFTP manager.
  2. Navigate to the Site/Sites panel on the left, and click FTP/FTPS settings.
  3. Under Settings, expand FTP/FTPS > Advanced FTP/FTPS Settings Security Settings.
  4. Under Security Settings, select Server Certificate (also used in HTTPS) and then to the right expand it by clicking on the three dots “…’’.
  5. In the Server Certificate Window click the Generate a certificate signing request (CSR) link (third from bottom).
  6. A new window will pop-up. Click Ok.
  7. In the Server Certificate Window provide the following details:
  • Server Name/address – specify the FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) you want to secure. For example,
  • Organization – enter the full legal name of your organization. For example, Your Company LLC
  • Department – name the department within your organization requesting the SSL Certificate. For instance, IT. This field is optional.
  • City/Town – enter the city where your business is registered. For instance, Miami
  • State/Province – enter the state where your business is located. For example, Florida
  • Country – enter the two-letter code of your country. For instance, the US.
  1. Double-check the information you’ve entered and click OK.
  2. In the Enter private key password window, set a password for your private key and click OK to generate your CSR and private key.
  3. Save the private key to a secure location on your server.
  4.  Now save the CSR file.
  5. In the Certificate Signing Request Generated window, click OK.

Use a text editor such as Notepad to open the file. Then, copy the text, including the —–BEGIN NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST—– and —–END NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST—– tags, and paste it into your vendor’s order form. Wait for the CA to verify your request.

Save 10% on SSL Certificates when ordering today!

Fast issuance, strong encryption, 99.99% browser trust, dedicated support, and 25-day money-back guarantee. Coupon code: SAVE10

Written by

Experienced content writer specializing in SSL Certificates. Transforming intricate cybersecurity topics into clear, engaging content. Contribute to improving digital security through impactful narratives.