How to generate (Apache) csr and key pair

You can do it on any server with openssl installed with this command:

openssl req -sha256 -new -newkey rsa:4096 -nodes -keyout server.key -out server.csr

Your private key will be inside server.key and the csr to get get the certificate will be inside server.csr

*Hint: The common name must match your domain name like www.example.com. For wildcard certs, use *.example.com as cmmon name.


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