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request security pki local-certificate generate-self-signed



Manually generate a self-signed certificate for the given distinguished name.


certificate-id certificate-id-name

Name of the local digital certificate and the public/private key pair.

domain-name domain-name

Fully qualified domain name (FQDN). The FQDN provides the identity of the certificate owner for Internet Key Exchange (IKE) negotiations and provides an alternative to the subject name.

email email-address

E-mail address of the certificate holder.

ip-address ip-address

IP address of the switch.

subject subject-distinguished-name

Distinguished name format that contains the common name, department, company name, state, and country:

  • CN—Common name

  • OU—Organizational unit name

  • O—Organization name

  • ST—State

  • C—Country

Required Privilege Level



Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request security pki local-certificate generate-self-signed

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1.