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Certificate Signing Request

Overview#

Certificate Signing Request, In Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems, a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a message sent from an applicant to a Certificate Authority in order to apply for a digital identity certificate.

The most common format for CSRs is the PKCS #10 specification and another less common is the Signed Public Key and Challenge Spkac format generated by some Web browsers.

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