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Question:

How do I install the Cross Chain Certificates on Microsoft Windows 2008 Server?

Answer:

1.  In order to install chain certificates into the server, you need to download two chain certificate files from Entrust certificate pickup link. These files are L1K Chain certificate (default file name: L1Kchain.txt) and L1K chain root / Cross certificate (default file name: L1Kchainroot.txt).

 

2.  Click Start > Run.

3.  Enter MMC and click OK.

4.  Go to File > Add/Remove Snap-in.

5.  Click Certificates, and select Add.

6.  Select Computer Account, and click Next.

7.  Select Local Computer and click Finish.

8.  Click OK to close the Snap-ins window.

9.  Double-click Certificates (local computer) to expand its view.

10.  Right-click Intermediate Certification Authorities and select All Tasks Import.

11. Complete the wizard to import the chain certificate. Browse to locate the chain certificate to    be imported (*.cer or *.txt).

12. Select Place all certificates in the following store and select the Intermediate Certificate  Authorities store.

13. Click Next; then click Finish to complete the wizard.

14. Repeat these same Steps for the L1K chain root Certificate (L1KChainroot.txt).

15.Go to Trusted Root Certification Authorities, expand Certificates. Locate a certificate called Entrust Root  Certification Authority - G2 with expiration date of 12/7/2030 then delete it. If you don't find this particular  certificate then you can safely ignore this step.

 

16. You may continue to Server Certificate installation.

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