Importing Self Signed Certificate

Perform the following steps on the enrollment terminal and all user terminals.

Log into the machine with a user that has local administrator access.

  1. Obtain a copy of the exported self signed certificate (PFX file).
  2. Right-click the certificate file, and then select Install PFX.
  3. In the Open File - Security Warning dialog, click Open.
    The Certificate Import Wizard dialog box opens.
  4. On the Welcome to the Certificate Import Wizard page, in the Store Location page, select Local Machine, as shown in the following figure.
    Figure 1. Local Machine Store Location
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the User Account Control window, click Yes.
  7. On the Files to import page, ensure that the self signed certificate file appears in the File name field, and then click Next.
  8. On the Private Key Protection page, in the Password field, type the private key password, and then click Next.
    The following figure provides an example of the Private Key Protection page.
    Figure 2. Private Key Protection Page
  9. On the Certificate Store page, select Place all certificates in the following store then click Browse.
  10. Select Trusted Root Certification Authorities.
  11. Click Next.
  12. On the Completing the Certificate Import Wizard page, click Finish.
  13. On the Certificate Import Wizard dialog, click OK.

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