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Creating a CSR on the FortiGate

  1. On the FortiGate, go to System > Certificates and select Generate to create a new CSR.
  2. Enter a Certificate Name (my-csr), the public IP of the FortiGate (172.25.176.127), and a valid email address.

    Make sure to set Key Type to RSA and Key Size to 2048 Bit. This will ensure the certificate is securely encrypted.

  3. Once created, the certificate will show a Status of Pending. Highlight the certificate and select Download.
  4. This will save a .csr file to your local drive.

Creating a CSR on the FortiGate

  1. On the FortiGate, go to System > Certificates and select Generate to create a new CSR.
  2. Enter a Certificate Name (my-csr), the public IP of the FortiGate (172.25.176.127), and a valid email address.

    Make sure to set Key Type to RSA and Key Size to 2048 Bit. This will ensure the certificate is securely encrypted.

  3. Once created, the certificate will show a Status of Pending. Highlight the certificate and select Download.
  4. This will save a .csr file to your local drive.