How to Generate CSR and Private Key Using Plesk Panel?

Please follow these steps to create the CSR and Private Key.

1. Log in to the Plesk account.

2. Go to Websites & Domains and click on SSL/TLS Certificates.

3. Click on Advanced Settings.

4. Proceed by clicking on Add SSL/TLS Certificate.

5. Specify the certificate parameters:

  • Certificate name: This will help you identify this certificate in the repository.
  • Bits: Choose the encryption level of your SSL certificate. In Plesk Onyx, 2048, 3072 and 4096 bits are available.
  • Country, State or province, location (city), organization name (company): The values you enter should not exceed the length of 64 symbols.
  • Domain name:The domain name for which you want to purchase an SSL certificate. This should be a fully qualified domain name. Example:
  • Email: The website administrator's email address

6. Plesk will generate your private key and certificate signing request (CSR) and add them to your certificate repository (Domains > SSL/TLS Certificates).

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