Generate SAN CSR With OpenSSL

When buying a TLS/SSL certificate from a CA, mainly a user supplies a csr file. The easiest way is using the OpenSSL CLI. But the tricky part lies in generating a SAN CSR. Although users can scope it in one liner, better to not mess with system config. Therefore the following method mitigates that. Copy this code block, and save it as san.conf or anything of preference (change parameters accordingly):

Moving to Gitlab Pages

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