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Posts Tagged ‘certificate’

Create an IIS Certificate

Posted by Paul on January 30, 2015

In this article we can explore how to create an IIS Certificate.

Certificates

Certificates are used to confirm the Identity of Servers. To create a certificate in IIS opens the INETMGR. You can see the Server Certificates icon highlighted.

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Click on the Create Self-Signed Certificate link from the right pane. (For development purposes this is the easiest option. For production systems we need to purchase from an external provider like VeriSign)

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Exporting

For development purposes we need to export the certificate. Right click on the certificate to choose the option Export.

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Enter the path & a password.

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Click the OK button and the Certificate is created as shown below.

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References

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732230(v=ws.10).aspx

Summary

In this article we have explored how to create & export an IIS Certificate. For development purposes we can use this certificate to trust the server.

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Create & Export Certificate

Posted by Paul on December 1, 2014

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

Certificates

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.

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

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

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

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

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References

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732230(v=ws.10).aspx

Summary

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

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Windows Azure – Adding Certificate in Portal

Posted by Paul on November 13, 2011

Certificates are required to for authentication in a much secured way. In Windows Azure portal we can create certificates.

In this tutorial we are following the steps to create a certificate which will be used in the next article.

The activities involved are:

  • Create the certificate
  • Upload certificate to portal

Open the Visual Studio command prompt as administrator.

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On the command prompt, enter the following command to create certificate named MyCertificate.cer.

makecert -sky exchange -r -n “CN=MyCertificate” -pe -a sha1 -len 2048 -ss My “MyCertificate.cer”

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If the reply is Succeeded you are ready with the certificate. Note the path where the certificate is created.

Now we need to upload the certificate to Windows Azure Portal. For this sign in to the portal and choose the Management Certificates item as shown below.

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In the appearing screen below, click on the Add Certificate button

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A new dialog will be appearing.

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Locate the certificate file (MyCertificate.cer) using the Browse button above and click Ok.

Now within a few minutes the certificate will be added to the account. See the status below.

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If you can see the new certificate item the adding of certification succeeded.


Summary

In this article we have seen how to create a certificate and add to windows azure portal. The certificate will be used in the next article for MMC tool.

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Windows Azure – Adding Certificate in Portal

Posted by Paul on November 13, 2011

Certificates are required to for authentication in a much secured way. In Windows Azure portal we can create certificates.

In this tutorial we are following the steps to create a certificate which will be used in the next article.

The activities involved are:

  • Create the certificate
  • Upload certificate to portal

Open the Visual Studio command prompt as administrator.

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On the command prompt, enter the following command to create certificate named MyCertificate.cer.

makecert -sky exchange -r -n “CN=MyCertificate” -pe -a sha1 -len 2048 -ss My “MyCertificate.cer”

clip_image004

If the reply is Succeeded you are ready with the certificate. Note the path where the certificate is created.

Now we need to upload the certificate to Windows Azure Portal. For this sign in to the portal and choose the Management Certificates item as shown below.

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In the appearing screen below, click on the Add Certificate button

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A new dialog will be appearing.

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Locate the certificate file (MyCertificate.cer) using the Browse button above and click Ok.

Now within a few minutes the certificate will be added to the account. See the status below.

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If you can see the new certificate item the adding of certification succeeded.


Summary

In this article we have seen how to create a certificate and add to windows azure portal. The certificate will be used in the next article for MMC tool.

Posted in C# | Tagged: , , , | Leave a Comment »