How do I create DigitalOcean CSR, for use in

Posted November 7, 2018 9.5k views

I was trying to obtain a free SSL Cert for use in my domain which I have hosted on DigitalOcean, however, I was unable to get the CSR required for the SSL to work. Can anybody help me on this? I have seen solutions for RapidSSL and Godaddy but nothing for I don’t want to change my hosting provider to and/or purchase RapidSSL from them.

Thank you.

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Hey friend!

There’s not going to be a tutorial that specific, but the process is relative. There is a tutorial that you can use here:

Hope that helps :)


by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial will show you how to acquire and install an SSL certificate from a trusted, commercial Certificate Authority (CA). SSL certificates allow web servers to encrypt their traffic, and also offer a mechanism to validate server identities to their visitors. The...
  • Hey Thanks,

    I’ve got the CSR and the private key however, I have a problem, I’m trying to copy the text of my CSR file from my VNC viewer provided by DigitalOcean (Because my CSR file is on my server), however, I am unable to copy the text and I’m having trouble downloading it. Need to paste txt on my account to get the SSL Cert.

    Am I doing anything unnecessary here?