Steps Required To Create SSl Certificate In IIS 7

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I am having a problem in creating SSL certificate. What are the steps to be followed to create SSL certificate in IIS 7? Please reply asap.

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Steps Required To Create SSl Certificate In IIS 7


The procedure for creating an SSL certificate is quite complex. Please follow the steps methodically.

  • Click onStart.
  • Select administrative tools
  • Then start theInternet Services Manager.
  • Click on Server Name.
  • Amidst the available center menu, double-click the “Server Certificates”option in the “Security” menu.
  • Select Actionmenu, then on “Create Certificate Request.”
  • On reaching the “Distinguished Name properties”window, you need to enter the required information for the SSL certificate.
  • Enter valid filename and location to save the This CSR will be needed to enroll for your IIS SSL Certificate.
  • Click onFinish.
  • The new CSR is now present within the .txt file.
  • While making your application, make sure to include the entire CSR into the appropriate part of the enrollment form.
  • Click Next
  • Confirm your details in the enrollment form
  • Finish

For saving the private key:

  • Go to: Certificatesoption in the MMC
  • Click on Requests
  • Click onall tasks
  • Click onExport

The user should make a note of the password and backup key for future reference

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