Definitions for "Certificate Signing Request"
A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is an SSL public key plus metadata, which is submitted to a Certificate Authority (CA) for signing. The CA verifies that the owner of the public key is who they say they are by various means, sign the key and return the result to the owner. The resulting certificate can be used as part of secure data transmissions. See also Certificate, Certificate Authority.
Data about an entity given to a certification authority. The authority will package the data into a certificate and sign the certificate if the data in the signing request is validated.
A CSR is a Public Key that you generate on your server that validates the computerspecific information about your web server and Organization when you request a Certificate from thawte.
A machine-readable form of a Digital Signature Certificate application.