How to create a CSR for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007

In order to generate a CSR for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, please follow these steps:


1. On your Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, open Office Communications Server 2007 (located in Start > Programs > Administrative Tools).

2. Expand the snap-in until you find the Enterprise Edition Server.

3. Right click on the Office Communications Server where the CSR was generated. Then, click Certificates.

4. Once the wizard launches, select Create a new certificate and click Next.

5. Select Prepare the request now, but send it later.

6. Under Name, choose a name for your certificate. Choose a Bit length of 2048. In order to export the certificate to other servers, make sure that Mark cert as exportable is checked.

7. Please enter the following information:

  • Organization - The legal (officially registered) name of your organization/company include Inc., LLP., Pvt, Plc. Ltd. SARL., etc.
  • Organizational unit - The name of your department within the organization (this is often "IT," "Web," or is just left blank).
  • Subject Name - Must match the URL you plan to secure exactly – is usually your fully-qualified domain name, e.g., or Remember the https://www. is important – include it if you want to secure
  • Subject Alternate Name - Type any alternate names for your server.
  • Country/region - Click here for the official list of ISO country codes for this field.
  • State/province - The state/province in which your organization is located.
  • City/locality - The city or town in which your organization is located.

8. Choose a file name and location for your CSR file (extension .txt).

9. Open the file and copy/paste the entire contents of the file, including the BEGIN and END tags to the SSL247® Certificate order form.