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Ordering Web Certs through InCommon

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Credentials will be provided by the Incommon service owner

You will land at this page


Click Add and put in the required info

Click the drop downs to see the types of certs you can order and the servers you can choose

You can either copy and paste the csr or upload a file

You can order for a max of 3 years

Common error is either the key size is too small (1024 when it should be

or the domain is not yet activated.

The service owner for InCommon has to authorize a domain.



After clicking OK select the web cert by clicking the radio button to the left of it.

The web cert should be in the REQUESTED state

Then click the approved button

Type in “approved by (your name)”

The cert should then go in to the APPLIED state

You will then receive an email with the web cert from InCommon

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