If you are obtaining a certificate from a trusted SSL provider, you need a CSR to get SSL certificate. Do the following steps for creating a certificate signing request (CSR) for CPanel servers.
Step 1: Generate a Private Key – You must generate a key before you can generate any certificate signing requests.
- Login to cPanel.
- Click SSL/TLS Manager > Private Keys (KEY).
- Scroll down near the bottom of the page to the Generate a New Key section.