2048 CSR On Windows XP


Just wondering if anyone has ever created a 2048 Certificate request on a Windows XP SP2 workstation running IIS 6. OUr application can use a standard CSR but we don't see the option in XP to add a another website to generate the CSR for 2048.

Any guidance is appreciated would be great.
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Brad HoweConnect With a Mentor DevOps ManagerCommented:

You only need a second site if you need your existing site to remain online while you upgrade. Replacing a SSL certificate is relatively a straight process and should only take about 10 minutes.  However,  unfortunately, your options are limited. This is the limit of XP.

1. Take the down time, remove, generate, replace.
2. Use another Server/XP host to temporarily generate the new CSR, and then EXPORT / IMPORT and REPLACE.
3. Use commandline certreq.exe

Hope it helps,
LittlemorrisAuthor Commented:
The use of command line certreq was very useful.
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