Cool tool – Decode a CSR

Have you ever found yourself with a CSR file (a Certificate Signing Request), wondering what’s in it? The good news is that you can decode a CSR so that it’s human readable. There are a number of ways to do this, however the one I find easiest is this website

I use this whenever I’ve generated a CSR from a command line where there are a gazillion parameters and maybe and ini file involved, just to make sure that everything came through correct. This is especially useful if you’re the one generating the CSR, and you hand the CSR off to someone in another department to submit it to the certificate authority.



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