SSL Partner Center: User Guide

The SSL Partner Center is Acmetek’s easy to use PKI portal geared with maximum functionality for clients to manage their own PKI. In this guide, you will discover: Some of the major important highlights Simple to use “How-to” instructions The SSL Partner Center is a new age of MPKI support geared for maximum functionality to manage your PKI needs. Your login account gateway to the SSL PArtner Center is located at www.SSLPartnerCenter.com Once you log into your account using your User Name and Password you will be in the main Dashboard of the SSL Partner Center this is where you will interact with the portal and perform various functions. Some of the major important highlights are: All main functionality can […]

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Microsoft Azure – CSR Generation & SSL Installation Guide Using The Digicert Certificate Utility

Azure requires a pfx/p12 for its SSL Certificate installation. This file can only be generated from a Windows system or an application. You will never attain such a file from a Certificate Authority. Typically in order to get an SSL Certificate for your Azure cloud services Admins will use Windows Server IIS (Internet Information Services) to generate the pfx/p12 keypair used to import into Azure, but not everyone has IIS. The Digicert Certificate Utility for Windows allows for the ability for admins to create the .pfx file needed for Azure systems without the need for a Windows Server. This guide will carry you through the following: CSR generation SSL installation Export of installed certificate as a pfx Import pfx into […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) – CSR Generation SSL Installation using Digicert Certificate Utility

Some admins may enjoy the SSL Certificate that the Amazon Web Services (AWS) initially provides, but an admin may want to get or set up their own SSL Certificate from an outside CA. To do this they will have to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). A CSR is a small encrypted piece of text which contains information about a certificate applicant and the domain name to secure. Once you activate the certificate with the help of CSR, the information passes to the Certificate Authority which validates the certificate based on the information from the CSR. The RSA private key is generated along with the CSR and plays an important role in encrypting the information. It should be stored safely […]

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Digicert Certificate Utility – Code Signing (Guide)

The Digicert Certificate Utility is probably one of the best certificate encryption tool out on the net. A lot of people become scared with key-pair encryption but key-pairs/certificates are actually fundamental easy to figure out. Unlike SSL certificates, code signing certificates perform the function of signing. Code signing certificates creates a tamper proof digital shrink wrap of your application software files and denotes to those who download or install the application who created/published it. Although Some Certificate Authorities my separate their Code Signing Products and have different ways to Enroll and Install. The Digicert Certificate Utility is cross platform meaning your can signing the following files with the same certificate. .exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, .xap, windows kernel-mode. Java. jre […]

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Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing Certificate Guide

Enrollment for Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing is a fairly simple process unlike Java Code signing. But there are some steps that need to be explained and remembered in order to have a successful enrollment, and certificate pickup. Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing is used to Digitally sign 32-bit or 64-bit user-mode (.exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, and .xap files) and windows kernel-mode software. As well as digitally sign Microsoft Office VBA objects, macros, and third-party applications using VBA. Here is a list of things to be aware of when enrolling for Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing: Certificate creation for Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing is conducted in your browser during enrollment. Depending  on the code signing product you will be advised on the enrollment requires, […]

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Java Code Signing Certificate Guide

Getting a Java Code Signing is more of a manual process compared to Microsoft Authenticode/Office-VBA Code Signing. Java Code Signing is used for signing  Java applications for desktops, digitally sign .jar files and Netscape Object Signing. Recognized by Java Runtime Environment (JRE). The following instructions are a supplemental guide into generating and configuring a keystore necessary for Java Code Signing. If you have not already done so, you will need to download the Java Software Development Kit (SDK) from Oracle. If you have any questions or assistance in implementing the Java SDK for best support contact Oracle. Unlike other types of code signing in order to get a Java Code Singing  Certificate you will need to use the keytool utility to create  and configure […]

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