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Audience: General
Last Modified: 2011-08-16 11:48:30.0

TN 8166 - How is the Chain Certificate installed on Microsoft IIS 7?

Question:


How is the Chain Certificate installed on Microsoft IIS 7?

NOTE: These instructions apply to the following server types:

Microsoft IIS 7
Microsoft Exchange 2007 (Windows Server 2008)
Microsoft Exchange 2010
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2010
Microsoft Lync 2010
Microsoft Forefront TMG

 

Answer:

To install the chain certificate using MMC

 

  1. Copy the Entrust chain certificate from the Cross-certificate tab of the certificate pickup page to a text file and save it as a .cer file on your web server.
    The chain certificate can also be downloaded from: http://www.entrust.net/developer/index.cfm.

  1. Click Start > Run.

  1. Enter MMC and click OK.
  2. Go to File > Add/Remove Snap-in.



  3. Click Certificates, and select Add.



  4. Select Computer Account, and click Next.




  5. Select Local Computer and click Finish.



  6. Click OK to close the Snap-ins window.



  7. Double-click Certificates (local computer) to expand its view.
  8. Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities and select All Tasks àImport.



  9. Complete the wizard to import the chain certificate. Browse to locate the chain certificate to be imported (*.cer).
  10. Select Place all certificates in the following store and select the Intermediate Certificate Authorities store.



  11. Click Next; then click Finish to complete the wizard.

Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities and select Refresh. Expand the view for Intermediate Certification Authorities and look in the certificates directory to verify that the certificate is installed correctly.


 

Affected Products:

  • Entrust Certificate Services 1 Year Advantage SSL Certificate Version Not Applicable Language Not Applicable Platform Not Applicable