Install SSL Web Server Certificate in Microsoft IIS 4.0

Solution ID:    SO6254

Problem

Install certificate
Install Certificate in Microsoft IIS 4.0
How do i install a certificate in Microsoft IIS 4.0

Solution

To install a certificate into Microsoft IIS 4.0 follow these instructions:


1. Go to Start > Programs > Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack > Microsoft Internet Information Server > Internet Services Manager to open up the IIS 4.0 manager.



2. Once the IIS 4.0 manager is open select the Key Manager icon (golden fist holding a key) to open up the key manager.



3. In Key Manager right click the key you used to make this certificates request and select the "Install Key Certificate" menu option to bring up a window that will allow you to browse for and select the certificate we issued you.



4. Once the certificate is installed right click the key again and select Properties. Assign 443 as the SSL Port and also assign a unique IP address to the site.



5. Close the key properties and in the key manager select the Computers menu option and then "Commit Changes Now" so save the new settings, then close Key Manager.



6. Right click the web-site and select Properties and from the site settings select the Web-Site tab. In the Web-Site tab assign 443 to the SSL Port and also assign a unique IP address to the site.



7. Close the site properties and stop and start the site to apply all the changes and enable SSL.

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