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SSL certificate CSR Windows 10



I found a bunch of articles but none really convinced me on the right way to do this, some for old versions others from other operating systems.

How can i create a CSR for "monitoring.domain.com" from a Windows 10 installation with the latest PRTG?

It will run on port 4343 not on 443.

csr prtg ssl ssl-certificate

Created on Jul 21, 2016 6:44:34 PM

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As of now (25/07/2016) this is the current guide and applies to the current version:

For additional details:

Best Regards,
Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Created on Jul 25, 2016 10:42:02 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Dec 3, 2021 10:30:39 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support] (2,404) 2 1



Thank you for the reply.

Did go through the links already and can't really figure out how to generate the CSR to get the initial certificate.

Have a Win 10 installation, with PRTG, and i need to generate a CSR to get a certificate in the first place.

Do i need to do this from the Win10 Machine? Can i use other computer for this? The domain is not yet used, it will be a certificate only for this purpose, so no wildcard.

Created on Jul 27, 2016 8:45:02 AM



Or would i need to follow this procedure then?

Although i will not use GoDaddy it should work i presume.

Created on Jul 27, 2016 8:47:15 AM

Last change on Jul 27, 2016 1:27:38 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



Hello and thank you for your reply.

Yes, that should work. PRTG can't generate the CSR, you'll need to use openssl or similar tools, as suggested by that guide. The only "prerequisite" is that the CN matches the URL that will show up in your browser when you access PRTG from other computers in your network.

Theoretically this can be done on any system, as long as you're able to re-use the certificate on PRTG's server later.

Best Regards,

Created on Jul 27, 2016 1:29:04 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

Last change on Jul 27, 2016 1:29:48 PM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]

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