How to install KSF certificate in Internet Explorer under Windows?

Please note that some menus and dialogs might not be exactly the same in your browser due to different version of a browser, operating system and language selection.

  1. Assume you have already downloaded some *.p12 file using your acquisition code. Please note that after successfull installation due to security reasons this file should be deleted or moved to some secret location in case you need to reinstall the certificate.

  2. (In Interner Explorer) go to Tools -> Internet Options-> Content:

    Advanced Options - Encryption
  3. Go to Certificates and choose Personal tab.

    Certificate manager
  4. Choose Import to import your certificate. Click next.

    Master password
  5. Browse to your *.p12 downloaded file. Please note that filter *.p12 must be chosen to see the file in a folder.

    Master password
  6. You will have to enter the password which is used to protect your certificate. This password was given to each country at previous KSF meeting.

    Pasword entry dialog
  7. Place certificate in default store.

    Certificate manager
  8. Finish the certificate import.

    Certificate manager
  9. Finally, select your certificate in Personal tab Authorities and click Advanced.

    Certificate manager
  10. Make sure Client Authentication and Secure Email are enabled. You may leave other options as is.

    CA trust settings
  11. Complete the installation by clicking OK/Close on all menus/dialogs. If the installation was sucessfull you can proceed to certificate login. (You might need to restart a browser before proceeding to login.)

    Certificate login