Re: How to Install Certificate Server?

From: BB (
Date: 09/11/02

From: "BB" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 11:42:23 +0800

For you question on IIS SSL certificate, try this
HOW TO: Install Imported Certificates on a Web Server in Windows 2000;en-us;Q310178


"Robert Lambrecht" <> wrote in message
> You must do this through the IIS console, by selecting the
> default website, right click for properties, and create a
> certificate. Use 1024 bits for the best encryption.
> It will generate a file and note the path.
> Go to for a test certificate and as you
> step through the process it will ask you to paste the text
> into a form.
> Save the certificate to your desktop and you should be
> able to right click it to get it installed. Verisign also
> gives you instructions in the email how to set up your
> browser to accept the certificate as it won't be out on
> the internet.
> I have reach this point myself, but can't get the
> certificate to install on my IIS server as it is looking
> for the response file. I don't know what the extension for
> it is or where it is located to enter the correct path and
> name when prompted for it.
> Haven't been able to get help for this hurdle either and
> like you, am building a site on Frontpage 2002 and stuck
> in the mud at this point.
> Let me know if you figure out how to get it to work once
> you have it please.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >Where do I obtain Certificate Server for either XP Pro or
> W2k Pro? I need to
> >create a certificate for some internal SSL testing, and
> cannot do it from
> >the instructions on
> >
> >
> >I Keep getting a active directory error when I try to run
> Cert Svcs through
> >MMC, even though I am on a single (non domain) machine.
> >
> >Is there a 3rd party tool to generate a simple
> certificate for testing?
> >
> >Thanks!
> >-Ed
> >
> >
> >.
> >