When purchasing SSL certificates for your website online you will be required to generate a SSL CSR, or Certificate Signing Request, to obtain a SSL CRT, or Certificate. In the process of generating your CSR you will be required to provide numerous pieces of information including Country, State, City, Company, Department, server common name, contact email address, and a challenge password. The most important field being the server common name as this is the domain that will securely serve web pages over HTTPS to make sure data is encrypted in each direction and because of this is secure.
Litespeed was server is a nice light weight server that you can obtain the standard version of for free. To install a SSL certificate you will first need to generate a SSL key followed by a CSR to provide to the certificate authority.
Follow the directions below to generate a key on Litespeed followed by a CSR and then install the certificate provided.