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Digital Certificates

Importing Your Certificates Into Mac OS X Keychain

If you have enrolled for your certificate in Windows, export the certificate files and private keys to a removable storage device and follow these steps. Ensure that you physically secure the removable storage device.

  1. Locate the certificate file in your removable media device and copy the file(s) to your desktop on your Mac.

  2. Double-click one of the certificate files.

  3. In the Keychain Access Window, the application asks "Do you want to add the certificate from the file?"

  4. Select the keychain where you want to store the certificates (login is the default and is OK) and click OK.

  5. Enter the backup password for the certificate file provided via the Stache web page.

  6. Repeat steps 2-4 for any other certificate files.

  7. Once your certificates are imported, you will need to configure your email client to use your certificate. Instructions for this step are available for the following email clients:

Last updated December 10, 2012 @ 2:57 pm

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