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Generate a CSR for 4D server / Business Kit

4D Business Kit 2.x

1 - Generate your CSR and private key

  • Launch your Business Kit

  • Go to "Tools > Generate an SSL certificate..."

  • Fill in all the fields of the Certificate identity section as explained below:

    • CN: Common name / domain name / server name /FQDN:
      You need to enter here your SSL server's name, i.e. "secure.company.co.uk", or "www.my-domain.co.uk" or "www.product.com". No IP Addresses(more precisions here). No space or blank characters.

      N.B.: Using certificates containing a reserved IP Address or an internal name (xxx.local, server_name) is deprecated by the CA / Browsers Forum and will not be accepted by any authority (more information here).
    • O: Organisation / Company Name :
      Write here your company's or organization's corporate name (nor the commercial name or an acronym), preferably in uppercase.

    • ST: State / Province:
      Enter here your state or province name.

    • L: Location / City:
      Enter here your company/organization's seat/headquarters location.

    • C: Country:
      Indicate your company/organization's two letter country code, preferably in uppercase.

    • OU: Organisational unit / Division / Branch:
      We recommend leaving this field blank or indicate a generic term such as "IT Services"


  • Click on the SSL 128-bit button in the Generate certificate request section.

  • Copy the content of the YOUR PRIVATE KEY field to a text editor and save it as key.pem inside your 4D Business Kit folder.

  • Copy the content of the YOUR CERTIFICATE field to a text editor and save it as request.txt inside your 4D Business Kit folder.

2 - Finalize the order process

  • Use the appropriate link to place your order on our website. See Access an order form
  • Copy/paste the content of the "moncsr.txt" file in the form.

4D Business Kit 3.x

1 - Generate your CSR and private key

  • Launch your Business Kit

  • Go to "Tools > Generate an SSL certificate..."

  • Fill in all the fields of the Certificate identity section as explained above.

  • Click on the SSL 128-bit button in the Generate certificate request section.

  • Click on the CERTIFICATE REQUEST tab in the Certificate request section and copy and paste the content into the CSR field on the order form.

2 - Finalize the order process

  • Use the appropriate link to place your order on our website. See Access an order form
  • Copy/paste your CSR in the form.

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