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To create a CSR by using Microsoft IIS

Dec 21, 2015

The first step for generating an APNS certificate request for iOS devices is to create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). On a Windows 2008 R2 Server, you can generate a CSR by using Microsoft IIS.

  1. Open Microsoft IIS.
  2. Double-click the Server Certificates icon for IIS.
  3. In the Server Certificates window, click Create Certificate Request.
  4. Type the appropriate Distinguished Name (DN) information and then click Next.
  5. Select Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider for the Cryptographic Service Provider and 2048 for bit length and then click Next.
  6. Enter a file name and specify a location to save the CSR and then click Finish.