Generate CSR for KMIP servers Use this procedure to generate a certificate signing request (CSR), which involves CloudLink Center generating a private key and signing the request. The request is then fulfilled by a certificate authority (CA), and the final certificate is uploaded to CloudLink Center. Procedure Log in to CloudLink Center. Click KMIP Server > Information. Click Actions > Generate CA CSR. In the Generate Certificate Signing Request dialog box, enter the common name, organization name, organization unit, city or locality, state or province, and select the country, and then click Generate. Parent topic Manage Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) servers in CloudLink CenterA KMIP server is used to store public and private keys for encrypted machines.