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What is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)?

The Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a small, encrypted text file. The CSR contains information about your organization and the domain you wish to secure. A CSR is what you give to a Certification Authority, such as GeoTrust, to generate your SSL certificate. It is an essential part of obtaining an SSL certificate.

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