Enabling SSL

Enabling SSL communication security on IIS 5.x+ web server

To enable the SSL facility on your website using IIS 5.x+, a Digi-SSL™ certificate is necessary. To obtain your Digi-SSL™ certificate, a Certificate Signing Request [CSR] is required. A CSR is your server's unique "fingerprint" and is generated from your server.

The next section will explain in detail how to generate a CSR.

1.1 Generating a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) using Microsoft IIS 5.x+

To generate keys (private and public) and Certificate Signing Request:

Go to Windows Administrative Tools.