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How do I install my server certificate in...? Microsoft IIS 7

Install the server certificate
  1. Open your 'Internet Services Manager' for IIS-7
    - Normally located in the 'Start' menu, under 'Programs' and 'Administrative Tools'.
  2. Select the server name in the left hand menu
  3. Locate the server certificates icon in the center menu from the security section.
  4. Under the Actions menu to the right, select "Complete Certificate Request"
  5. When the Complete Certificate Wizard appears you will need to locate your SSL certificate file provided by IdenTrust (The file extension might something other than .cer: commonly .txt, .crt, or .pem), afterwards select "OK". This action completes installing the server certificate.
  6. To complete the download in association with your domain you will need to assign the certificate to your website.
    • Select the name of the server from the connections website
    • Select the site listed to secure your SSL certificate
    • Select "Bindings" from the actions menu on the right
    • Select add
    • Under the type select "HTTPS" and place in the IP address of the site and the port for the traffic secured by the site, then select "OK"


Install the root certificate chain
  1. Locate the root certificate file(s) saved during the online retrieval of the server certificate.
  2. Double-click on the file, and select 'Install Certificate'
    • Note: If you downloaded multiple files, you will need to do this for each one
  3. Click 'Next' on the first screen of the "Certificate Manager Import Wizard".
  4. Select the option 'Place all certificates in the following store'.
  5. Click 'Browse'. Check 'Show Physical Stores'.
  6. Double-click on the 'Trusted Root Certification Authorities' folder.
    • If using multiple files as stated in Step #2, then when viewing the certificate in Step #2, check if the "Issued to:" and "Issued by:" are the same. If not, then double-click on 'Intermediate Certification Authorities' in this step instead.
  7. Select 'Local Computer'. Click 'OK'.
  8. Click 'OK', click 'Next', and click 'Finish'. You will receive a dialog box stating "The import was successful".



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