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Cookbook

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Creating a CSR on the FortiGate

To create a CSR:
  1. On the FortiGate, go to System > Certificates, and select Generate to create a new certificate signing request (CSR).
  2. Enter a name for the CSR (my-csr), the public IP of this FortiGate, 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. The .csr file to will be saved to your local drive.

Creating a CSR on the FortiGate

To create a CSR:
  1. On the FortiGate, go to System > Certificates, and select Generate to create a new certificate signing request (CSR).
  2. Enter a name for the CSR (my-csr), the public IP of this FortiGate, 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. The .csr file to will be saved to your local drive.