How to efficiently install your Certificate Signing Request for Parallels Plesk 6.0

In order to generate a CSR for Plesk 6.0, please follow these steps:

    1. Login to the Plesk Control Panel.
    2. Clicking on the Domains button. The Domain List page appears.
    3. Click the domain name that you want to secure with SSL.
    4. Click the Certificate button.
    5. Click the Add button. The SSL Certificate setup page appears.
    6. Enter the relevant information in the Certificate Information section.

Common Name – Must match the URL you plan to secure exactly – is usually your fully-qualified domain name (e.g. devel.ssl247.co.uk or mail.devel.ssl247.co.uk). Remember the www. Is important – include it if you want to secure https://www.yoursite.com & exclude it if you want to secure https://yoursite.com.
Organisation - The legal (officially registered) name of your organization/company include Inc., LLP., Pvt, Plc. Ltd. SARL., etc.
Organisational unit - The name of your department within the organization (this is often "IT," "Web," or is just left blank).
City/locality - The city or town in which your organization is located.
State/province - The state in which your organization is located.
Country - Click here for the official list of ISO country codes for this field.

  1. Click on the Request button displayed to the right of your details.
  2. Plesk will now email your CSR to the email address provided when you signed up. You will see that the email contains two sections – the RSA Private Key and the Certificate Signing Request. Do not lose your RSA Private Key, you will need this later.