Generating a CSR with Direct Admin Control Panel
Login to the Control Panel using Login Page.
Modify the Access Level from Admin Level to User Level (click in the Access Level menu on the right on User Level).
Under Advanced Features section click on SSL Certificates.
Select the option Create a Certificate Request and enter all requested information, example:
Check all information and click Save.
Select and copy the information you see in the text box (just the Certificate Request part including -----BEGIN----- and -----END CERTIFICATE REQEST-----).
Save a copy of your CSR. You will need it after ordering certificate online.