How To Move SSL Ceritifcate From Windows To Mitel MiCollab MSL Server

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. Your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. MiCollab systems have the capability of importing a pfx/p12 file which is a keypair file that Microsoft Systems like IIS/Exchange uses that contains both the SSL Certificate and it’s Private key. To export your installed SSL Certificate with its private key from a Windows System to Mitel MiCollab MSL Server perform the following. Step 1:  Create an MMC Snap-in for […]

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How To Move SSL Ceritifcate From Apache to Mitel MiCollab MSL Server

Apache uses x509 pem/crt certificate files for its configurations. This means that there a singular files to represent each certificate file that a system can use. Unlike Tomcat or Windows systems that use 1 singular file to store all the certificates within it. You will follow these steps to copy, move and import your files from Apache to Mitel MiCollab MSL Server. Apache  systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on one Apache web server. Step 1: Finding/converting your SSL certificate and key file on Apache: Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf  file […]

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How to Export a Certificate From Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

Depending on the situation you may have to install your SSL Certificate on multiple systems. Since no SSL Certificate will work without it’s private key this scenario is based on the CSR being generated from an IIS system and the SSL Certificate has already been installed back into the system.. This will give you a PFX file that you can then perform a binding with to a website on the system or more importantly Export as a PFX/p12 file used to be imported into other server systems with pfx capability. Note: This method of of exporting the SSL Certificate with its private key off an IIS system will not append any Intermediate Chain certificates that go along with the SSL Certificate […]

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How To Export an SSL Certificate With Private Key (pfx) Using MMC On Windows

Windows servers use .pfx/.p12 files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file.  The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pkcs#12 (pfx/p12) file to contain these two keys and another of intermediate certificates along the chain of trust; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one Windows system to another that uses PFX files or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a pkcs#12 (pfx/p12) backup. […]

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How To Import A Certificate Into Mac OS

Depending on the circumstance you may need to import an SSL or Code Signing Certificate into a Mac system. Typically all Mac OS systems refer to the Mac’s Keychain Access for all things pertaining to digital certificates, unless by a different design on whatever application the you are using. Mac Systems use pfx/p12 files that contain both the public & private key to perform its signing, encryption, etc.. similar to Microsoft.  Therefore, if you need to import a functional SSL or Code Signing certificate into Mac you will need a .pfx/.p12 To import your SSL or Code Signing Certificate into you Mac system perform the following. Importing your  PKCS#12 .pfx/.P12 file on Mac OS X To open Keychain Access, start by clicking on […]

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How To Import a Code Signing Certificate Into Internet Explorer/Visual Studio

Depending on the circumstance you may need to import a Microsoft Code Signing Certificate into an alternate system/systems to perform signing of an office macro or a Visual Studio Application.  Visual Studio refers to the same certificate stores as Internet Explorer (IE). So if you need to move a code signing certificate from one system to another Internet explorer will be used for the import of the certificate. Certificate Authorities (CA’s) usually use either Firefox or Internet Explorer to generate Code Signing certificates during enrollment and pickup of the certificate. To being the process on moving your certificate from one system to another refer to the how to export instructions below. If Firefox was used for code signing certificate creation and […]

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How to move certificate from Windows to Citrix Netscaler.

Windows servers use .pfx/.p12 files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pfx/p12 file to contain these two keys; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a .pfx backup. Citrix Netscaler is an Apache type system that uses pem/x509 certificate formates for encryption and […]

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How to move certificate from Apache to Server 2012 IIS 8

Depending on your network you may have to move your SSL/TLS server certificate and its private key from one system to another. This article covers how to convert and move your SSL certificate, its private key, and its intermediate CA from Apache a Microsoft IIS 8 Server 2012 System. Apache systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on the Apache web server. To move your certificate keypair from Apache to IIS 8 Server 2012 perform the following: Step 1: Finding your SSL Certificate, its Private key, and Intermediate CA file on Apache: […]

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How to move certificate from Apache to Server 2008 IIS 7

Depending on your network you may have to move your SSL/TLS server certificate and its private key from one system to another. This article covers how to convert and move your SSL certificate, its private key, and its intermediate CA from Apache a Microsoft IIS 7 Server 2008 System. Apache systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on the Apache web server. To move your certificate keypair from Apache to IIS 7 Server 2008 perform the following: Step 1: Finding your SSL Certificate, its Private key, and Intermediate CA file on […]

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How to move a certificate from Exchange to Apache

Depending on your network you may have to move your SSL/TLS server certificate and its private key from one system to another. This article covers how to move your server certificate, and its private key from Exchange that uses a single pfx/p12/pkcs#12 file to Apache that uses separate .pem,.crt, key files. This will require a conversion using OpenSSL that is on the Apache System. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pfx/p12 file to contain these two keys; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a .pfx backup. Apache systems […]

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