Secure Socket Layer certificates provide encryption for your website. A user feels safe when he sees https instead of http along with the padlock icon in the browser, indicating that your SSL certificate is valid. SSL certificates can be purchased from resellers like RapidSSLOnline.com.
You will receive a SSL security certificates for IIS (Internet Information Services) for Windows servers host from the company. Before you can install an SSL certificate, you must generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request). The CSR file is what you send to the Company SSL.
The Wizard of CSR in IIS 7 lets you create the file on your Windows host. Be prepared to enter the physical address of the domain name and organization information. The information is presented to users when they visit your SSL certificate in the browser. SSL companies to verify the information do not provide false information in the application of CSR. Use the following steps to create the CSR file in Windows IIS 7, which is included with Windows 2008, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.
Open the Internet Services Manager located in Administrative Tools in your Control Panel or the Start menu.
Double-click on the "Server Certificate" in the "Security" section of IIS Manager 7.
Click "Create Certificate Request" link on the right side of the window. The link opens a new window where you enter information about the organization and website physical address.
Type your company information site. Companies such as Verisign verify the information contained in your file CSR, this is not recommended that you enter false information. SSL certificates are used to protect user data, if false data may result in a denial of SSL certificate.
Leave the default value of Microsoft's encryption level, and click the Next button.
Click "Next." Choose a location on the hard disk on your web server for Windows to store the CSR. Remember this place, because you need to CSR for SSL certificate request.
Click "Finish" and your request CSR is created on the host site.
You must choose a company SSL certificate after creating the application. SSL certificate prices differs from company to company. Cheap SSL certificates are available, but make sure you find a reputable company before turning encryption on your host. Poor SSL or an SSL certificate not configured correctly is easily detected by browsers like Chrome and Firefox and it shows a red warning sign to the user.