How to Generate a CSR on Kerio Connect

In this tutorial, we will show you how to generate a CSR on Kerio Connect.

Just follow the steps below:

Step 1. Initiate the CSR generation

  1. Log into your Kerio administration panel
  2. From the Administration panel go to Configuration > SSL Certificates
  3. Click on New, then Certificate Request

Step 2. Fill in your info

In the New Certificate section, fill in the fields as shown below:

  • Host Name: provide the FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) you want to secure with an SSL Certificate. For example, or
  • Organization name: enter the full legal name of your company. For instance, Your Company LLC
  • Organizational unit: name the department within your company requesting the SSL certificate. For example, IT
  • City: specify the city where your company is registered. For instance, Los Angeles
  • State or Province: write the name of the state where your company is located. For example, California
  • Country: from the drop-down list, select your country
  • Valid for: select the validity period of your certificateDouble check the info you’ve just submitted and click OK

Step 3. Save the CSR file

From the SSL Certificate interface, select the CSR file and click Export > Export Request.

Save the CSR file on your desktop, and use any text editor such as Notepad to open it.

You will need to copy the entire text of your CSR file, including BEGIN and END tags and paste it in the corresponding box on the SSL Certificate order page.

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