Logon to your Windows server and open IIS
Step 1 – Select the server (top level) on the Connections pane
Step 2 – Double click on Server Certificates
Step 3 – Click on Create Certificate Request
Step 4 – Fill in details for the certificate
Enter the following details:
- Country/region – This is the two-letter abbreviation for your country. For example, United States would be US and Australia would be AU.
- State/province – This is the full name of the state your organization operates from. For example, this might be “Victoria” or “Michigan”.
- City/locality – Name of the city your organization operates from. Examples might include “Melbourne” or “Phoenix”. Don’t use abbreviations in this field. For example, “Melb” should be “Melbourne”
- Organization – The name of your organization. If you are a business, use must use your legal name. If you are applying as an individual, you use your full name instead. For example, “Tech Creations Pty Ltd”
- Organizational unit – You can use a department name here. For example, “IT Department” or “Web Administration”.
- Common name – The domain name that you are purchasing a SSL certificate for. This must be a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). An example might be mydomain.com.
Note:If you are applying for a special wildcard SSL certificate, you will need to enter an asterisk for the subdomain. An example in that case might be *.mydomain.com. Never include the “http://”, “https://”, or any other special characters in this field. Never include text after the top level domain at the end. For example, your common name should end in .com, .net, (or whatever other extension you are applying for.)
Step 5 – Select Cryptographic Provider and Bit length
Step 6 – Save Certificate Request
Step 7 – Complete Certificate Request
Step 8 – Specify Certificate Authority Response
Select the certificate you receive from the Certificate Authority.
Fill in the fully qualified domain name.
Select certificate store as Web Hosting.
Step 9 – Bind the new certificate
Set new binding to the host on Port 443.
Select the newly installed SSL certificate from the dropdown.
Click View to verify.
Step 10 – Verify SSL installation