Getting CSR key for SSL Cert

  • Posted June 6, 2014


I’m have a problem after generating the code

– I followed instruction on

– the issue is the when I click on the link, the file gets downloaded instead of opening in a web browser

Please can any one advice what do do?


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thanks, problem solved. I most have done something, daft while generating the csr code.
<pre> apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 </pre> then <pre> sudo service apache2 restart </pre> And everything is now up and running, thank for your help @alexandre, I also added port :443 – thanks

Thanks guy.

I can’t run - sudo service apache2 restart


I get the following error <pre> apache2: Syntax error on line 210 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/php5.load: Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/ into server: /usr/lib/apache2/modules/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Action ‘configtest’ failed. The Apache error log may have more information. …fail! </pre> Grrrrrr…

If you are trying to issue an SSL, please read some CA Documentation, they’ll provide some code references to do so. <br> <br>In other hand, if you generate a SSL and have problems when open in http vs https, then you must check your configuration for VirtualHosts and patch it to open correctly with port 443 (Secure). <br> <br>VirtualHosts, apache conf, other stuffs: <br>

Generating a SSL certificate wouldn’t lead to this. This has to do with how Apache is handling php files. First make sure that the php mod for Apache is enabled: <br> <br><pre> <br>sudo a2enmod php5 <br>sudo service apache2 restart <br></pre> <br> <br>If that doesn’t resolve the issue, please paste your Apache configuration so we can help debug the problem.