Installation – Microsoft IIS 7

Install an SSL certificate for IIS 7
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Copy the certificate received by email and paste it in a plain text editor such as Notepad , make sure you have 5 dashes
to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white space, extra line breaks
or additional characters have been inadvertently added.

Your certificate should have the following format:

—– BEGIN CERTIFICATE —–
Code
—– END CERTIFICATE —–

Save the certificate with .txt extension.

In order to install the certificate please follow the instructions:

1. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
2. From the left menu, click the corresponding server name
3. In the Features pane (middle pane), under Security, double-click Server Certificates
4. From the Actions pane (right pane), select Complete Certificate Request
5. Provide the location of the certificate file and the friendly name
Note: Friendly name is a reference name for quick identification of the certificate for the Administrator

Add an HTTPS binding to a Web site
IIS7, you need to bind the HTTPS protocol to a Web site then assigning the install certificate

1. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
2. Browse to your server name > Sites > Your SSL-based site
3. From the Actions pane, choose Bindings
4. In the Site Bindings window, choose Add
5. From the Add Site Bindings window, provide the binding type
6. Select the SSL certificate that will be used for this site
7. Click OK