Create self-signed SSL certificates online
This free online service creates the following:
More information can be found in the tutorial Installing Apache 2 and SSL on Windows XP.
To verify if the generated SSL certificate contains the correct information, use the online decode SSL certificate tool.
WARNING: Self-signed SSL certificates should not be used for public use!
Browsers will show warning messages telling that the certificate is not issued by a recognized authority.
These certificates can be used for test purposes or to setup a secure intranet connection.
This tool can also create wildcard self-signed SSL certificates. These certificates will protect multiple subdomains (e.g. if issued for *.mobilefish.com, it would protect www.mobilefish.com, secure.mobilefish.com, test.mobilefish.com, etc. - but not mobilefish.com itself).
Here below are several examples for the Common Name: