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CSR Generation Instruction - Marimba

An Important Note Before You Start

By far the most common problem users have when going through this process is related to private keys. If you lose or cannot access a private key, you cannot use the certificate we issue to you and will need to request a free reissue. To ensure this never happens, we advise that a backup of the private key file is made and that a note is made of the password that is used to protect the export of the private key.

To generate a CSR for Marimba follow the instructions below:

To request a certificate for a Marimba Transmitter, run Marimba's Certificate Manager Channel from a Marimba Tuner.

The Certificate Manager provides a certificate request wizard to help with the request process.

Click on the Request Button on the Certificate Manager GUI to start the wizard.

The first window of the wizard contains a check box for ordering test certificates.

Leave this box unchecked, and click the Next button proceed with the ordering process.

The instructions will lead you through the following steps:

Step 1 - Digital ID information

Enter the host name and company information for the Transmitter.

Step 2 - Passwords

Enter a password for storing your certificate on your local disk, then click the Next button

Step 3 - Key Generation

Enter the 256 key strokes required to generate a key pair then click the Next button

Step 4 - Choosing a Certificate Authority

Select the Thawte enrollment entry in the drop down menu then click the Next button.

Start the certificate request process

To submit the CSR to WoSign for processing you should start the certificate enrollment process.