CSR GENERATION : Fortigate SSL VPN
To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for FortiGate SSL VPN you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key.
The CSR need to be provided to a Certificate Authority (CA) for signing and the private key will remain hidden on the FortiGate system where the CSR request is made.
To generate a CSR for FortiGate SSL VPN perform the following.
Step 1: Generating your CSR request:
Under Generate Certificate Signing Request specify the following information.
Certificate Name: Friendly name map the certificate Request/Private key.
6. Key Type: RSA
7. Key Size: select 2048 bits.
8. Enrollment Method: Select File Based.
9. Select OK to create the CSR.
10. Select the new CSR in the Local Certificates page and select Download to save the CSR to your computer.
The CSR file can be opened in any text editor.