Installing the exported certificate on the ISA Server computer

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You can now install the exported certificate to the ISA Server computer.

Install the exported certificate on the ISA Server computer

  1. On the ISA Server computer, on the Start menu, click Run .

  2. In the Open box, type MMC , and then click OK .

  3. In MMC, on the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in .

  4. In the Add/Remove Snap-in dialog box, click Add .

  5. In the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, click Certificates , and then click Add .

  6. In the Certificates snap-in dialog box, select Computer account , and then click Next .

  7. In the Select Computer dialog box, verify that Local computer: (the computer this console is running on) is selected, and then click Finish .

  8. Click Close to close the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, and then click OK to close the Add/Remove Snap-in dialog box.

  9. In MMC, double-click Certificates (local computer).

  10. Right-click Personal , click All Tasks , and then click Import .

  11. In the Certificate Import Wizard, on the Welcome page, click Next .

  12. On the File to Import page, click Browse and browse to select the file that you copied from your Web server computer, and then click Next .

  13. On the Password page, in the Password box, type the password for this file, and then click Next .

    Note: The Password page provides the option Mark this key as exportable . If you want to prevent the exporting of the key from the ISA Server computer, do not select this option.

  14. On the Certificate Store page, verify that Place all certificates in the following store and Certificate Store are set to Personal (the default settings), and then click Next.

  15. On the wizard completion page, click Finish .

  16. In the confirmation dialog box that appears telling you that the import was successful, click OK .

  17. On the File menu, click Exit to close MMC.

  18. In the error message, click Yes to save the console settings.

  19. In the File name box, type a descriptive name, such as LocalComputerCertificates.msc , and then click Save .

Verify that the server certificate was properly installed

  1. From the Start menu, point to All Programs , point to Administrative Tools , and select LocalComputerCertificates.msc (or the name that you provided when saving the certificates console).

  2. In MMC, double-click Certificates (local computer), and then double-click Personal .

  3. Click Certificates , and then double-click the new server certificate.

  4. On the General tab, verify that there is a note that says You have a private key that corresponds to this certificate .

  5. On the Certification Path tab, verify the hierarchical relationship between your certificate and the CA, and verify that there is a note that says This certificate is OK .

  6. Click OK to close the Certificate properties box.

  7. On the File menu, click Exit to close MMC.