Generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for my Google App Engine
Before you request a certificate, use the Google Cloud Shell to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for your Google App Engine on the Google Cloud Platform.
If you're utilizing the Google Compute Engine instead of the Google App Engine, you'll want to connect to your instance and install the certificate manually.
- Sign in to your Google Cloud Platform account at https://console.cloud.google.com.
- In the Navigation menu on the left, select App Engine.
- Click the Activate Cloud Shell icon at the top of your page.
- A new console window will appear at the bottom of your page.
- In the console, navigate to the directory on your server where certificate and key files are stored.
- Run the following command to generate your private key and certificate signing request:
openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout coolexample.com.key -out coolexample.com.csr
coolexample.comshould be replaced with your actual domain name.
|Country Name (2 letter code)||The two-letter International Organization for Standardization (ISO) format country code for where your organization is legally registered.|
|State or Province Name (full name)||Name of the state where your organization is located. Do not abbreviate.|
|Locality Name (eg, city)||Name of the city where your organization is registered/located. Do not abbreviate.|
|Organization Name (eg, company)||The legally-registered name for your business. If you're enrolling as an individual, enter the certificate requestor's name.|
|Organizational Unit Name (eg, section)||If applicable, enter your DBA (Doing Business As) name. It is not necessary to specify an organizational unit when generating a CSR.|
|Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname)||The fully-qualified domain name, or URL, you want to secure.
Note: If you're requesting a Wildcard certificate, add an asterisk (*) to the left of the common name where you want the wildcard, for example *.coolexample.com.
|Email Address||If applicable, specify an email address.|
|A challenge password||This should be left blank (simply hit enter).|
|An optional company name||This should be left blank (simply hit enter).|
.csrfiles now exist in your current directory.
coolexample.com.csrfile and copy its contents for the next step.
After you create a CSR, you'll need to request your certificate. How you request a certificate is dependent on the type of certificate you have:
|Standard Assurance SSL certificate||Request my SSL certificate|
|Deluxe or Extended Validation certificates||Request my SSL certificate|
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