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Export a PKCS#12 keystore from the Microsoft Management Console

To use an existing certificate located on a server running Microsoft Windows:

  1. Click Start > Run.
  2. In the Run box, execute: 


    The Microsoft Management Console displays.

  3. Select File > Add/Remove Snap-In.
  4. Select Add > Certificates > Add > Computer Account > Local Computer > Finish.
  5. Expand Console Root > Certificates > Personal.

    Your certificate is displayed.

  6. Right-click your certificate and select More Actions > Export List.
  7. Follow the Certificate Export Wizard prompts to export a Personal Information Exchange – PKCS #12 (.pfx) file.

    Note the location where you saved the PFX file.

  8. Select the option to Include all certificates in the certification path.
  9. Import the PKCS#12 file Into the keystore.