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How do I install my Secure E-mail Certificate on Outlook 2007?

Article Number: 46431

Question: How do I install my Secure E-mail Certificate on Outlook 2007?

Answer:

 

After you have the certificate in personal, here is what you need to do to configure outlook:

 

1 – Open up Outlook 2007.

2 – Select Tools.

3 – Select Trust Center.

4 – Select E-mail Security.

5 -  Click on the settings button.


6 – You need to defined security setting name. This can be anything. It is just a label for your settings.

 

7 – Select your signing certificate. When you click Select, you Entrust certificate should be available.

 

8 – Select your Encryption certificate. When you click Select, you Entrust certificate should be available.

9 - Click OK.

Signing and Encrypting Messages

Now that you have your secure e-mail certificate installed, you can Sign and Encrypt e-mail messages.



To Sign an E-mail Message
, simply click the Sign button in Outlook. There is no other setup required. When users receive your e-mail, they will see a message that the e-mail has been digital signed.

To Encrypt an E-mail Message, you will need to provide your public key to the party you wish to encrypt for, and vice versa.

The recommended way to do this Exchange is to send the other party a Signed e-mail. This e-mail will contain a copy of your certificate.  The other party should send you a signed message as well, so that you can obtain a copy of their public key.

After receiving the Signed e-mail containing a copy of the other person's secure e-mail certificate, you need to store that contact and certificate on your computer.

1 - Right click on the sender name.
2 - Select Add to Outlook Contacts.


3 - You can make sure the users certificate is included here by clicking on Certificates.
4 - Click Save and Close.

You can now exchange Encrypted e-mails with that user.

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