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Generating a CSR on a FortiGate

  1. On your FortiGate, create a new CSR by going to System > Certificates and select Generate.
  2. Enter a Certificate Name, the external IP of your FortiGate, and a valid email address.
  3. To ensure the certificate is securely encrypted, set Key Type to RSA and Key Size to 2048 Bit (the industry standard).

    Once generated, the certificate shows a Status of Pending. To save the .csr file to your local drive, highlight the certificate and select Download.

Generating a CSR on a FortiGate

  1. On your FortiGate, create a new CSR by going to System > Certificates and select Generate.
  2. Enter a Certificate Name, the external IP of your FortiGate, and a valid email address.
  3. To ensure the certificate is securely encrypted, set Key Type to RSA and Key Size to 2048 Bit (the industry standard).

    Once generated, the certificate shows a Status of Pending. To save the .csr file to your local drive, highlight the certificate and select Download.