Export a certificate from Microsoft IIS 7

Solution ID:    SO10034
Version:    3.0
Published:    04/22/2008
Updated:    02/21/2012

Solution

Follow these instructions to Export a certificate and private key from Microsoft IIS 7

   1. Start > Run
   2. Type in MMC and click OK
   3. Go into the File Tab > select Add/Remove Snap-in
   4. Click on Certificates and click on Add
   5. Select Computer Account > Click Next
   6. Select Local Computer > Click Finish
   7. Click OK to close the Add/Remove Snap-in window.
   8. Double click on Certificates (Local Computer) in the center window.
   9. Double click on the Personal folder, and then on Certificates.
  10. Right Click on the Certificate you would like to backup and choose > ALL TASKS > Export
  11. Follow the Certificate Export Wizard to backup your certificate to a .pfx file.
  12. Choose to 'Yes, export the private key'
  13. Choose to "Include all certificates in certificate path if possible." (do NOT select the delete Private Key option)
  14. Enter a password you will remember
  15. Choose to save file on a set location
  16. Click Finish
  17. You will receive a message > "The export was successful." > Click OK
  18. The .pfx file backup is now saved in the location you selected.

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