This article will go into detail on how to generate certificate signing request on Cisco Ironport C170.
Connect to Network/Certificates in Cluster mode and click on "Add Certificates".
Select "Create Self-Signed Certificate" and fill the fields indicated.
Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]: GB
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]: Yorks
Locality Name (eg, city) : York
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]: MyCompany Ltd
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) : IT
Common Name (eg, YOUR name) : mysubdomain.mydomain.com
Email Address :
Then click on "Download Certificate Signing Request...".
Make a local backup copy of the CSR, then validated the creation of a self-signed certificate by clicking on "Submit".
Your CSR will now have been created. Open the CSR in a text editor and copy and paste the contents into the online enrollment form when requested.