First, download the DigiCert Certificate Utility.
Afterwards, click on “Create CSR”, and fill out the appropriate information to generate the CSR.
Accessing the Private Key for the CSR
When a CSR is generated, there is a private key that associates with the CSR (and eventual certificate). You can access this in
To get the private key, go to ‘All Tasks’ -> ‘Export’ and export the private key as needed. Windows will export it as a
.pfx file, which you can convert using
openssl pkcs12 -in exported_cert.pfx -nocerts -out key.pem
When requested for the password and PEM passphrase, use the password provided in the export step above.