Please make sure you have completed the following before attempting to install your certificate:

Please follow these instructions to install your SSL certificate on Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0 & 6.0.

  1. Once you received your SSL certificate by e-mail, please copy and paste it into a text file (with Notepad or Wordpad) and save the file with the .crt extension. (Include the tags —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– and —–END CERTIFICATE—–)
  2. Open Internet Information Services Manager (IIS).


  3. Expand Internet Information Services if needed and browse to the Web site you have a pending certificate request on. Right-click on the web site and click Properties.
  4. Click Server Certificate under the Secure Communications section in the Directory Security tab.


  5. On the Web Server Certificate Wizard, Click Next.


  6. Choose Process the pending request and install the certificate
  7. Click Next.


  8. Type the full path and filename of your .crt file (from step 1).You may also browse to the file, Click Next.


  9. Verify the certificate details and click Next.


  10. You will see a confirmation screen. After reading this information, Click Finish.

Last updated: August 23, 2017