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Install a certificate with Microsoft IIS8.X/10.X and Windows Server 2012/2016

Retrieve your certificate on your server

You can only use this method if you generated your CSR on Windows. If you used our tool keybot, please consult our pfx importation guide.

  • Retrieve your certificate in format p7b (installation global format) by following the link provided in the delivery email or via your certificate status page.
  • Create/move the p7b file on your server.

Import the certificate

  • Launch Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager from Administrative tools.
    Administrative tools
    Manager IIS
  • Select Server Certificates
    Server Certificates
  • Select Complete Certificate Request in the Actions menu of the right window.
    Complete Certificate Request Menu
  • Then select your p7b file and give it a recognizable name and a store.
    Dialogue Complete Certificate Request
    Then validate to add your certificate.
  • It should now be available in your certificates list.
    Certificates list

Link the certificate

  • In Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, select your site.
    Site view
  • Select the Bindings option of the Actions menu on the right side of the window.
    Binding - Action menu
  • Then select Add
    Add button
  • Then select HTTPS protocol and the certificate you previously added.
    Certificate binding

Security recommandations

And discover IIS Crypto by NARTAC, a toolthat will help you do modifications in IIS (compatible with IIS6).

The is also a powershell script aloowing to apply all those security recommandations: external link.

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