In this tutorial you will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Certificate Authority windows server
On the server in which we have saved the CSR. if you don’t know how to Create Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Click Here
Go to Start -> Internet Explorer
If you installed Microsoft Certificate Authority (CA) on the same server in which you are hosting the website then in the Address Bar type http://localhost/certsrv and if you have install Microsoft Certificate Authority (CA) some where else you have to type IP Address that server For example: http://192.168.1.76/certsrv
Once you have open the Microsoft Certificate Services page Click On Request a certificate
Click On advanced certificate request
Click On Submit a certificate request by using a base-64-encoded CMC or PKCS #10 file, or submit a renewal request by using a base-64-encoded PKCS #7 file.
In the empty box you have to copy the text from .CSR file and past it into the text box as shown below in Image 6
Copy all the text from the Certificate Signing Request (CSR) file
Past the copied text in the box as shown in the image. now click on Submit.
After you submit certificate request the certificate pending page will appear close this window.
Go to Start -> Administrative Tools -> Certification Authority
From the left pane expand the “Certification Authority (Local)”
Click On Pending Requests folder -> right click request id, select All Tasks, and then click on Issue.
After Issuing the certificate verify the Certificate is Issued properly by Clicking On Issued Certificates. Now close Certificate Authority window.
Now open Microsoft Certificate Services Webpage. In the Address Bar type http://localhost/certsrv and if you have install Microsoft Certificate Authority (CA) some where else you have to type IP Address that server For example: http://192.168.1.76/certsrv
Click -> View the status of a pending certificate request.
Click Save-Request Certificate ( DAY-MONTH-DATE-YEAR)
Select DER encoded -> Click Download Certificate
Click on Save
Browser to folder where you want to save the Certificate.
Click Open to view the Certificate.
Here you can view all the details of the Certificate.
You successfully Issued Certificates using Microsoft Certificate Authority (CA) on windows server and downloaded the Certificate.