Install your SSL Certificate / Web Server Certificate / Secure Server Certificate from WEBYSSL.com
Your certificate will be sent to you by email. The email message includes the web server certificate that you purchased in the body of the email message.
Copy your web server certificate into a text editor such as
notepad and save as yourdomain.cer.
Installing your web server certificate:
1. Start IIS and right click Default Web Site and select Properties from the menu.
2. When the Properties appear, click on the Directory Security tab.
3. Click on Server Certificate and follow the on screen wizard:
• Ensure that you select Process the pending request and install the certificate. Click Next.
• Locate the yourdomain.cer file when prompted to locate your webserver certificate. Click Next.
• Review the summary screen and ensure that you are processing the correct certificate. Click Next.
• Click Next on the confirmation screen.
4. Make sure that you have assigned Port 443 as the SSL port for https for your site. To do this, right click Properties for your website and make sure that 443 has been entered into the SSL port box:
Test your certificate by connecting to your server. Use the https protocol directive (e.g. https://your server/) to indicate you wish to use secure HTTP. The padlock icon on your Web browser will be displayed in the locked position if you have set up your site properly.
Certificate Snap-in consoles (MMC) are not preconfigured. You will need to configure the Snap-in before you can perform any Export/Import functionality. To configure your Snap-in, follow the steps below. The system administrator will have to create the console.
Warning: If you lose the password, you must purchase another
Save the file to a disk or other form of media. You should choose a form of media that you would be able to recover if your system has to be rebuilt. Save this file in a secure location.
*** Microsoft has an alert addressing a problem with exporting and importing certificates.***
Service Pack 2 is intended to correct this problem. There is also a hotfix that may be obtained from Microsoft that must be run prior to exporting and importing your certificate. Please go to the following URL for more information or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.