Re: How to install SSL certificate on another web server

From: Darren Lambert (
Date: 09/20/04

Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 10:17:48 +0100

Many thanks for your help.
I have managed to install the certificate and get IIS to use it, your
instructions where excellent.
I havent actually tried the site yet as I am awaiting a seperate IP address
(as the site was using host headers).

""WenJun Zhang[msft]"" <> wrote in message
> Hi Darren,
> Double-clicking the crt will install it to your current logon
> account's certificate store. To let the cert be used by IIS, we need
> to install it in Local Computer's Personal store(IIS is running under
> system account). Please refer to the the section 5 "Install or Import
> the Certificate .cer File for the Corresponding Private Key of the
> Certificate Request" in the following following article:
> 329508 HOW TO: Install a Server Certificate After a Pending Request Is
> After importing the .crt file, double-click the new installed
> certificate and verify if you have a private key of it. If not, the
> SSL certificate will not work.
> Please let me know how the issue is going. I'm glad to be of help.
> Thanks.
> Best regards,
> WenJun Zhang
> Microsoft Online Support
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