Export the Server Authentication Certificate to a File

Introduction

This article explains how to export the Server Authentication Certificate to a file.

In one of my previous articles you learned How to Create Certificate for AD FS. In this article we will export that certificate to a file.

Step 1

First of all open the Administrative Tools from the Start Menu.

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Step 2

Now in the Administrative Tools many options will be available, among them open the option named IIS Manager.

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Step 3

Now your IIS Manager Wizard will open. On the left hand side will be the Connections pane. Here click on your server name.

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Step 4

In the center pane find "Server Certificates", it is under the IIS.

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Step 5

Now the Server Certificates Wizard will open, here you will find the certificate that we had created previously.

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Right-click on this certificate and choose to Export.

Step 6

Now provide the file name where this certificate should be exported to and also provide the password. Then confirm your password and then click on the "Ok" Button.

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Your certificate will then be exported.