Certificate import

Certificate import

Last modified by o_kosel on 2019/08/21 03:11

Certificate import in Internet Explorer browser

  1. Open Certificate Manager: menu "Tools" - "Internet options", tab "Content", button "Certificates". In the Certificate window open the tab "Personal" and press button "Import...".
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  2. In opened window Certificate Import Wizard press button "Next".
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  3. Specify the path to certificate file with format *.pfx или *.p12 and press the button "Next ".
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  4. Enter the password for the private key (which You received from the certificate Issuer) and click "Next".
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  5. Set automatically selection of storage and press "Next".
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  6. Check the result of the certificate import and click "Finish".
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  7. To configure the security level, click the corresponding button.
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  8. Set high security level and press "Next" button.
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  9. Create password, which will be requested when using the certificate and press "Next"  button.
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  10. At the end of the import procedure, click OK.

Certificate import in Mozilla Firefox browser

  1. Open certificate manager: menu -"Options" -  tab "Privacy and security" - section "Certificates", button “View certificates”.
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  2. In “Certificate Manager"  window open tab “Your certificates”, and press button “Import...".
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  3. Select the file with certificate in PKSC12 format and click "Open" button.
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  4. Enter the password for using certificate in opened window and click "Ok":
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Certificate import in Google Chrome browser

In operation system MS Windows Google Chrome browser use Internet Explorer storage certificate. Therefore, the procedure of certificate import in this browser is identical to the procedure of importing in Internet Explorer.

On a Linux-like system Google Chrome has its own certificate storage.

  1. Certificate manager can be called from menu "Settings" (icon 130705112931_chrome.png), item "Parameters", tab "Advanced", button "Certificate manager". Or you can type in address bar  chrome://settings/certificates.
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  2. Click "Import" button
  3. Select the certificate file issued by the publisher and click "Open", and then enter the password for the certificate:
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    Then click "ОК" button.

Certificate import in Opera browser

  1. Open the window "Certificate manager": menu-"Go to browser settings", tab “Advanced”-"Privacy & security", item “Manage certificates”.
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  2. In the "Certificate manager" window open the tab  “Personal”, and press “Import...” button.
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  3. In the window that opens, select the location of the certificate file, the PKCS#12 file type (with the private key), and click "Open".
  4. Enter the password to protect the private key (issued by the certificate Issuer) and click OK.
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  5. In the "Import key and certificate" window, click OK.
  6. Complete the certificate import procedure by clicking OK in the certificate Management window.

Certificate import in Android

  1. Copy the certificate file to the root of the device's SD card
  2. Open the Certificate Manager in menu "Settings" -"Security"-"Install from SD card", enter the password to extract the certificate and click "OK".
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  3. Enter the name of the certificate and click OK.
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  4. To use the credential storage, you must set a PIN or password to lock the screen.
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  5. Select the certificate you need to log in and click "Allow"

Error 400

If after import when you log on to the website you get error 400, you need to check:

  1. Current date on PC.
  2. Is the certificate really installed successfully - check its presence in the list of "Personal certificates". If it is not installed then you need to perform the installation procedure again, carefully reading all the messages of the browser and system.
  3. If the certificate is present in the browser, then you may have refused to transfer your certificate when you log on to the site or chose the wrong certificate.

    In this case between В этом случае in addition to caption "400 Bad Request", "No required SSL certificate was sent" will be displayed.
    The confirmation window for certificate selection looks like this:
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    If you have several certificates, then you need to select a certificate that matches your username in the "CN" certificate field displayed in the certificate selection dialog.
    If the additional text 'The SSL certificate error' is displayed, it means that there is a problem with the certificate (it has expired or it has been revoked).
    If you choose the wrong certificate, you must close all browser windows and reopen the browser to display the certificate selection window.

  4. Open the certificate information and check the period for which the certificate was issued:
    1. The period for certificate "from".
    2. The period for certificate "to".
  5. If the certificate is not valid, then in the personal account issue a new certificate, after revoking the old one, delete the old certificate from the browser and install the new certificate in the browser.
  6. If the error remains, please contact support for further verification of the certificate, if it is possible send by e-mail a screenshot of the error message.
Created by a_volf on 2013/08/08 13:23
Translated into en by o_kosel on 2019/07/30 07:59

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