SpamTitan

Generating Certificate Signing Requests

Go to Settings > SSL > Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and follow the steps below to generate a certificate signing request. This CSR can be used either for submission to a certificate authority who will issue a trusted certificate or to create a self-signed certificate.

To create a self-signed certificate:

  1. Using the table below as a reference, complete the fields in the Certificate Signing Request (CSR).

  2. Click Run opposite Generate Self Signed Certificate.

  3. The self-signed certificate will display under Installed Signed Certificates.

If generating the CSR for submission to a certificate authority:

  1. Using the table below as a reference, complete the fields in the Certificate Signing Request (CSR).

  2. Click Run opposite Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR). The CSR will generate and display as shown:

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  3. Copy the CSR text exactly and submit it to a trusted certificate signing authority for signing.

  4. Once returned by the certificate authority, import the signed certificate into SpamTitan. See Importing a Signed Certificate below.

Field

Description

Common Name:

The fully-qualified domain name that is used to access the SpamTitan UI, e.g. spamtitan.example.com. This must match the server name exactly or a warning dialog will display every time you visit the site.

Organization:

Company or organization name.

Organization Unit:

Specific department within the company or organization (optional).

City:

City/town where the company or organization is located.

State/Province:

Full name of the state or province where the company or organization is located.

Country:

Two-letter country code of the country where the company or organization is located, e.g. US or IE.

Importing a Signed Certificate

Follow the steps below to import a signed certificate from a trusted certificate signing authority into SpamTitan Gateway.

  1. Go to Settings > SSL > Import Certificates.

  2. Click Choose File beside Import Certificate from PEM: and browse to select the certificate file.

    Note

    If the certificate you are importing was not created using a certificate signing request from SpamTitan, you will also need to import a Private Key and Intermediate Certificate.

  3. Click Import.