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