Installing your SSL: IIS 5 & IIS 6

To install your SSL certificate, you will need to do the following:

  • Step 1 of 10

    Open Internet Information Services Manager (IIS).

  • Step 2 of 10

    Expand Internet Information Services (if needed) and browse to the Web site you have a pending certificate request on.

  • Step 3 of 10

    Right-click on the site and then click Properties.

  • Step 4 of 10

    Click the Directory Security tab.

  • Step 5 of 10

    Under the Secure Communications section, click Server Certificates.

  • Step 6 of 10

    On the Web Server Certificate Wizard, click Next.

  • Step 7 of 10

    Choose to Process the Pending Request and Install the Certificate. Click Next.

  • Step 8 of 10

    Type in the location of the certificate response file (you may also browse to the file), and then click Next.

  • Step 9 of 10

    Read the summary screen to be sure that you are processing the correct certificate, and then click Next.

  • Step 10 of 10

    You will see a confirmation screen. After reading this information, click Next.

You now have a secure server certificate installed. You may want to test the Web site to ensure that everything is working correctly. Be sure to use https:// when you test connectivity to the site.