Overview

This article will detail the process of adding a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server.

Instructions

1. Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) into the Virtual Machine.

2. Upload your generated PFX Certificate to the Desktop.

3. Use Control+R on the Keyboard and enter MMC, then select ‘OK’.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

4. Select File then Add/Remove Snapin.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

5. Select Certificates and then Add.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

6. Select Computer Account then select Next.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

7. Select Finish.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

8. Select OK.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

9. Expand Certificates, right click Personal > All Tasks > Import.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

10. Select Next, Browse Files. Navigate to the Desktop, change file type to all then select the relevant .pfx file.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server
Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

11. Enter the PFX Password. Then select ‘Next’.

12. Select ‘Automatically select the cert store based on type of certificate‘ as shown below.

Installing a PFX Certificate on a Windows Server

13. Select ‘Next’.

14. Remove the PFX File from Desktop and Recycling Bin.

You have successfully added a PFX File/SSL Certificate to your Windows Server.

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