Exporting a certificate from the Web server to ISA Server

Now you can export the certificate from the Web server computer for use on the ISA Server computer.

Export a certificate from the Web server to ISA Server

  1. From the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and select LocalComputerCertificates.msc (or the name that you provided when saving the certificates console).
  2. In MMC, double-click Certificates (local computer), and then double-click Personal.
  3. Click Certificates.

A certificate with the name of your Web site appears in the Issued To column in the right pane.

  1. Right-click your certificate, click All Tasks, and then click Export.
  2. In the Certificate Export Wizard, on the Welcome page, click Next.
  3. On the Export Private Key page, select Yes, export the private key, and then click Next.

 Note   If you do not have the option to click Yes in the Export Private Key page, the private key has already been exported to another computer or the key never existed on this computer. You cannot use this certificate on the ISA Server computer. You must request a new certificate for ISA Server for this Web site.

  1. On the Export File Format page, select Personal Information Exchange – PKCS #12 (.PFX).
  2. Maintain the default settings for all three check boxes under Personal Information Exchange, and then click Next.
  3. On the Password page, in the Password box, type a password to protect the exported file, and then confirm the password.
  4. Click Next
  5. On the File to Export page, in the File name box, type a file name and location for the export file, and then click Save.
  6. Click Next.
  7. On the wizard completion page, click Finish.

Be sure to safeguard the file that you just created because your ability to use the SSL protocol depends upon this file.

  1. In the confirmation dialog box that appears telling you that the export was successful, click OK.
  2. Copy the file that you created to the ISA Server computer.
 
 
Applies to:
Deployment Center 2003