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Create Device Certificate (CSR)

You are here: Device Administration > Certificate Management > Certificates.

To create a CSR device certificate:

  1. Click Create available on the upper-right corner of the Certificates page.
  2. Click Device Certificate and select CSR.
    The Create Device Certificate (CSR) page appears.
  3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  4. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel instead.
    If you click OK, a new certificate with the provided configuration is created with status as Pending Signing.
  5. Click Load Certificate.
    The Load Certificate window appears.
  6. Click Browse to upload the signed certificate and click OK.
  7. Once you upload the certificate, status changes from Pending Signing to Valid and type changes from CSR to Device Certificate.
Table 1: Fields on the Create Device Certificate (CSR) page



Digital signature

Select a digital signature from the list. That is, RSA, DSA, ECDSA, and so on. By default, RSA-2048 is selected.


Enter a device certificate name.

Subject (Minimum of one field required)

Domain component

Enter the domain component that you want to associate with the certificate.

Common name

Enter a common name for the certificate.

Organizational unit name

Enter the name of the organizational unit that you want to associate with the certificate.

Organizational name

Enter the name of the organization that you want to associate with this certificate.

Serial number

Device serial number is autopopulated.


Enter the origin locality name.


Enter the origin state name.


Enter the origin country name.

Subject Alt Name

Domain name

Enter a domain name that you want to associate with the certificate.


Enter an email address of the entity owning the certificate.

IPv4 address

Enter the IPv4 address of the device.

IPv6 address

Enter the IPv6 address of the device.



Select the digest from the list. The options are: SHA-1 digests or SHA-256 digests.