1. Generate a key pair
2. Paste the CSR into the CAcert form
The CAcert web application allows you to paste a custom Certificate Signing Request (CSR) when you request a client certificate. Use the button below to copy your CSR to the clipboard.
3. Get your certificate signed
Go to the New client certificate page of the CAcert web application and click the checkbox "Show advanced options". This will show you a text area where you can paste the copied CSR.
4. Build the client certificate file
You now have all the ingredients for downloading your certificate and corresponding key pair. Enter a password of your choice and click on the "Prepare Download" button to generate a file that you can use in your Browser, email client, or other applications.
5. Download ready
Your key material is ready for download. The downloadable file contains your private key and your certificate encrypted with your password. You can now use the file to install your certificate in your browser or other applications.Download