Entrust Certificate Services Support Knowledge Base
Last Modified: 2011-08-16 11:57:38.0
TN 8140 - How is the Trusted Root Certificate installed on a Microsoft server?
How is the Trusted Root Certificate installed on Microsoft server?
NOTE: These instructions apply to the following server types:
Microsoft IIS 6
Microsoft IIS 7
Microsoft Exchange 2007 (Windows Server 2008)
Microsoft Exchange 2010
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2010
Microsoft Lync 2010
Microsoft Forefront TMG
To install the Trusted Root Certificate, complete the following steps:
1 - Download a copy of the Entrust 2048 bit root certificate. This is listed on Root download page here:
2 - You will want to make sure that you do not already have the root installed. In most cases, our root will already be on your server.
3 - On your Server, go Start > Run and type "MMC" and hit enter
4 - Click File, Add/Remove Snap-in
5 - Select "Certificates" and click Add
6 - A wizard will open. Select computer account and click next
7 - Select Local Computer and click finish
8 - Click close
9 - Expand Certificates on the left hand side of the console window
10 - Look in the Folder "Trused Root Certification" Authorites.
11 - Check to see if you have an entry for Entrust.net Certification Authority (2048)
12 - If you have this, you do not need to install a root certificate
13 - If this is not listed, you will need to import the root certificate
14 - Right click on the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder and select Import under All Tasks.
15 - Browse to the root certificate file that you downloaded and complete the wizard
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