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To create a CSR on a Macintosh computer

Dec 21, 2015
  1. On a Macintosh computer running Mac OS X, under Applications > Utilities, start the Keychain Access application.
  2. Open the Keychain Access menu and then click Preferences.
  3. Click the Certificates tab, change the options for OCSP and CRL to Off and then close the Preferences window.
  4. On the Keychain Access menu, click Certificate Assistant > Request a Certificate From a Certificate Authority.
  5. The Certificate Assistant prompts you to enter the following information:
    1. Email Address. Email address of the individual or role account who is responsible for managing the certificate.
    2. Common Name. Common name of the individual or a role account who is responsible for managing the certificate.
    3. CA Email Address. Email address of the Certificate Authority.
  6. Select the Saved to disk and Let me specify key pair information options.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Enter a name for the CSR file, save the file on your computer and then click Save.
  9. Specify the key pair information by selecting the Key Size of 2048 bits and the RSA algorithm and then click Continue. The CSR file is ready for you to upload as part of the APNS certificate process.
  10. Click Done when the Certificate Assistant completes the CSR process.