SSL Installation Guidelines: Install VeriSign SSL on Microsoft IIS 6.0

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SSL Installation Guidelines:


Install VeriSign SSL on Microsoft
IIS 6.0

RapidSSLOnline.com

146, 2
nd

Street N,

Suite 204,

St. Petersburg, Florida

United States


33701

Ph No: 727
-
388
-
4240

Web:
http://www.rapidsslonline.com



AGENDA

VeriSign

is the leading Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate
Authority enabling secure e
-
commerce, communications, and
interactions for Web sites, intranets, and extranets. VeriSign®
digital certificates protect over 900,000 Web servers
worldwide, so consumers c
an shop safely.


Follow the guidelines to install VeriSign SSL certificate on
Microsoft IIS 6.0. In case of any failure in installation, it is
recommended to contact Microsoft.


Download the certificate


Method

1
:

You will receive the SSL Certificate via
email from VeriSign.
Copy and paste the contents of the certificate into a plain text
editor such as Notepad.


The text file should be in the following format:

-----
BEGIN CERTIFICATE
-----

[ Encoded data]

-----
END CERTI FI CATE
-----


Method 2
:

Downl oad the certi fi cate from
Veri Si gn Trust Center
:
SO8061


Remi nder
:

I f you downl oad t he cert i f i cate f rom Veri Si gn Trust Cent er
acc
ount or i nst al l i t f rom t he emai l recei ved, t hen save i t wi t h
.t xt or p7b ext ensi on.


I f you i nst al l t he cert i f i cat e, downl oaded f rom Veri Si gn Trust
Cent er account i n x.509 f ormat, t hen save i t wi t h t he ext ensi on
.t xt or .cer



Step 1
:
I nst al l i
ng SSL Cert i f i cat e i nto I I S 6.0




Open t he I nt ernet Servi ces Manager ( I I S):



Cl i ck St art



Sel ect Al l Programs > Admi ni st rat i ve Tool s



Choose I nt ernet I nf ormat i on Servi ces ( I I S) Manager



Under Web Si t es, ri ght
-
cl i ck your web si te and sel ect
Propert i es >
Di rect ory Securi t y t ab.



Under Secure Communi cat i ons, cl i ck Server Cert i f i cat e



The Web Si t e Cert i f i cat e Wi zard wi l l open, cl i ck Next



Choose Process t he Pendi ng Request and I nst al l t he
Cert i f i cat e, t hen cl i ck Next



The pendi ng request must mat ch t he response

f i l e. I f you
del et ed t he pendi ng request i n error you must generat e a
new CSR and repl ace t hi s certi f i cat e.



Sel ect t he l ocat i on of t he certi f i cat e res
ponse f i l e, and t hen
cl i ck Next



Be sure t o assi gn your si t e an SSL port ( 443 by def aul t ).


St ep 2
: Locat
e and Di sabl e the Veri Si gn Cl ass 3 Publ i c Pri mary
Cert i f i cat i on Aut hori t y
-

G5 Root CA cert i f i cat e




Creat e a Cert i f i cate Snap
-
I n i n Mi crosof t Management
Consol e ( MMC). Pl ease see t he f ol l owi ng sol ut i on f or
i nf ormat i on on t hi s: SO6127




Wi t h t he MMC and t he

Cert i f i cat es snap
-
i n open, expand
t he Trust ed Root Cert i f i cat i on Aut hori t i es f ol der on t he l ef t
and sel ect t he Cert i f i cat es sub
-
f ol der.




Locate the following certificate:



Issued to:
VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority

-

G5



Issued by:
VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification

Authority
-

G5



Expiration Date: 7/16/2036



Serial Number: 18 da d1 9e 26 7d e8 bb 4a 21 58 cd cc 6b 3b 4a



If this certificate is present, it must be disabled.



Right click the certificate



Select
Properties



In the Certificate purposes section, select Disable all purposes for
this certificate



Click the OK button



Close the MMC
-

there is no need to save console settings


Step 3
: Verify certificate installation


Stop and start your Web server prior t
o any testing. In some cases the
changes may not take place after restarting IIS Services and a re
-
boot
is needed.


Choose
Cheap VeriSign SSL

Certificates for maximum reliability for
your websites. Increase your online sales with the most supported and
wid
ely trusted SSL Provider


VeriSign.



About
RapidSSLOnline

RapidSSLonline

is one of the largest cheap SSL
certificate providers and is a Platinum partner for
VeriSign, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL. It
provides 24/7 support for any question, anytime.
For more information about RapidSSLonline, please
visit
http://www.rapidsslonline.com

or contact Kent
Roberts at
mailto:kent@rapidsslonline.com
.

RapidSSLOnline.com

146, 2
nd

Street N,

Suite 204,

St. Petersburg, Florida

United States


33701

Ph No: 727
-
388
-
4240

Web:
http://www.rapidsslonline.com