WS FTP Server

Important Note:

Effective 1 January 2011, we will no longer support any Certificate Signing Request [CSR] generated with a 1024 bit key. This is because NIST, PKIX, WebTrust and other respective security standards no longer consider the 1024 bit key size as secure. Read more >


1. From WS_FTP Server, in the left pane, expand the FTP host and select SSL. The SSL Host Options appear in the right pane.

2. Click Certificate Management, then select the Certificate Creation tab.

3. Enter a name in the Certificate Set Name box. This will be the name of the certificate that is generated by WS_FTP Server.

4. Click the Browse (...) button in the Output Location box to select the folder you want the certificate created in.

5. Enter information in all of the Certificate Information boxes:

6. After all of the boxes are filled in correctly click Create to generate the keys, certificate, and certificate-signing request. If all of the boxes are not filled in, you cannot create the certificate.