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Create & Export Certificate

Posted by Jean Paul on December 1, 2014

In this post we can explore how to create & export a certificate in IIS.


Certificates are required for Secured Communications & Confirming Identity of a Server. For development purposes we can use IIS Certificates. For production purposes we have to rely on external certificate providers like VeriSign.

Create Certificate

Open INETMGR. Locate the Server Certificates icon.


From the right pane click on the Create Self-Signed Certificate link.


You will get the following wizard. Enter a name for the certificate as shown below.


Once the certificate is created, you can right click & choose Export option.


In the appearing dialog choose the file name and enter a password. The password will be used while importing.




In this post we have explored how to create and export a certificate.

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