How to add location info to an SSL CSR using CertReq.exe

Hi, I am trying to create a cert request for an IIS 7 website on Server 2008 R2 using CertReq.exe so I can add a Subject Alternate Name. This CSR will be submitted to a 3rd party issuing CA, not an Enterprise CA, and I would normally add the SAN info on the issuers website. Unfortunately the customer wants it done this way.

I'm using a RequestPolicy.inf file that I created based on the following Technet articles:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff625722%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931351

Everything checks out when I verify the output file (.req), except that I cannot find how to add the folling info to the CSR with CertReq.exe. I dont see this in any of the Technet articles for this tool:

Organization
Organization Unit
City/Local
Country
State/Province
Country

Can someone please provide the proper way to add this info to a CSR using the command line?

Thank you!
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becraigCommented:
You will need to do this with a policy file:

[NewRequest]
Subject= "CN=www.domain.com, OU=xxx, O=xxx, L=xxx, S=xxx, C=xx"
Exportable = TRUE
Exportable = TRUE
KeyLength = 2048
KeyUsage = 0xA0
MachineKeySet = True
ProviderName = "Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider"
ProviderType = 12
RequestType = CMC

[EnhancedKeyUsageExtension]
OID=1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.1
OID=1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.2

2.5.29.17 = "{text}"
_continue_ = "dns=www.domain1.com&dns=www.domain2.com&dns=ww.domain3.com"

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Then run a certreq e.g

certreq –new c:\filename-you-saved-above-content-as.inf  C:\filename-of-request-to-be-generated.txt
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becraigCommented:
Let me know if you have any additional question, though the above info should resolve this for you.
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becraigCommented:
In the event I was not clearer above:
Subject= "CN=www.domain.com, OU=xxx, O=xxx, L=xxx, S=xxx, C=xx"
maps to
Organization
Organization Unit
City/Local
Country
State/Province
Country
OU= Organizational Unit - O=Organization - L=City\Locality - S=State - C=Country
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