This article will go into detail on how to generate certificate signing request on F5 Big IP v9.X.
- Launch the f5 BIG-IP web GUI.
- Under Local Traffic select SSL Certificates then Create.
- Under General Properties give your certificate a name.
Note: This name will be used in the future to identify this certificate.
- Under Certificate Properties enter the following information:
- Issuer: Sectigo
- Common Name: Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the server.
Example: domain.com, mail.domain.com, or *.domain.com.
- Division: Your department; such as 'IT','Web', 'Office', etc.
- Organization: The full legal name of your organization/company (ex.: Acme Safe Co.)
- Locality, State or Province, Country: City, state, and country where your organization is located.
- E-mail Address: Your email
- Challenge Password, Confirm Password: Your password
- Under Key Properties select 2048.
- Click the Finished button.
You should now be provided with the text of a CSR. You will want to copy and paste the entire body of that file into the ordering process when prompted.