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Add Certificate to the SharePoint Trusted Root Certificate Authority

Posted by Vijai Anand Articles | SharePoint 2010 July 25, 2011
In this article we will be seeing how to export the certificate and import into SharePoint Trusted Root Certificate Authority.
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In this article we will be seeing how to export the certificate and import into SharePoint Trusted Root Certificate Authority.

Export the Security Certificate:

  1. Access SharePoint https site in the browser.
  2. Click on the lock sign.

    Add Certificate to the SharePoint
     
  3. Click on View Certificates link.

    View Certificates link in Sharepoint
     
  4. Click on the Details tab and then click on Copy to File....

    View Certificates link in Sharepoint
     
  5. Certificate Export wizard will pop up as shown in the following

    Certificate Export wizard Sharepoint
     
  6. Click on Next.
  7. In the Export File Format select DER encoded binary X.509 (.CER) format.

    Export File Format Sharepoint
     
  8. Click on Next.
  9. In the File to Export click on browse, select the location and enter the Name.

    Export File Format Sharepoint
     
  10. Click on Save, the certificate will be saved.
  11. In the Certificate Export Wizard, click on Finish.

    Certificate Export Wizard Sharepoint
     
  12. You will be getting the following pop up, click on Ok.

    Certificate Export Wizard Sharepoint
     
  13. The certificate is exported successfully.

    Certificate Export Wizard Sharepoint

Import the Security Certificate into SharePoint Trusted Root Certificate authority:

  1. Go to Central Administration =>Security =>Manage Trust.

    Import the Security Certificate into SharePoint
     
  2. In the ribbon interface, go to Trust Relationships Tab =>Manage group =>Click on New button.

    Import the Security Certificate into SharePoint
     
  3. In the Root Certificate to trust relationship section, click on Browse.

    Import the Security Certificate into SharePoint
     
  4. Select the certificate that we have exported.
  5. Click on Ok.
  6. Certificate is imported to the SharePoint Trusted root Authority.

    Import the Security Certificate into SharePoint
     

 

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