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Import a certificate (PFX format) in Firefox on Windows / Mac

If your CSR was generated via our KeyBot tool, you can generate a PFX file from the status page of your certificate, button Generate PFX / PEM. You can find more information here:Generate a client certificate in PFX format

Installation of the certificate

After generating your certificate in PFX format, open Firefox and:

  • Click on the icon representing three small horizontal bars at the top right of Firefox

  • Click on "Options (Windows) / Preferences (Mac)"

  • On the left, click on "Privacy and security"

  • Go down and click on "View certificates"

  • Click on "Your certificates"

  • Click on "Import"

  • In the new window select the .pfx file to install

  • Click on "Open"

  • Enter the certificate protection password (which was defined when generating the pfx file) and click "OK"

A message appears confirming the success of the installation. Click on "OK"

Check the certificate installation

To make sure the certificate is correctly installed, follow the procedure:

  • Click on the icon representing three small horizontal bars at the top right of Firefox

  • Click on "Options (Windows) / Preferences(Mac)"

  • On the left, click on "Privacy and security"

  • Go down and click on "View certificates"

  • Then click on "Your Certificates" and left-click on your certificate

  • Click on "View"

  • A window opens, go on the "Details" tab

  • In "Certificate Hierarchy" you should see 3 elements: The root certificate, the intermediary and your client certificate.