Generate a SHA-2 CSR on Windows Server

Most IT people know about the need to use SHA-2 Hash Algorithm when creating new CSRs for SSL certificates. But many of the Windows servers out there do not default to this hash and will generate a CSR based on SHA-1.

Here is a great articale onhow to generate the proper CSR using Windows Certificates MMC snapin.

How to create SHA2 CSR on windows server