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  1. 1. SSL Installation Guidelines:Install VeriSign SSL on MicrosoftIIS 6.0 146, 2 nd Street N, Suite 204, St. Petersburg, Florida United States 33701 Ph No: 727-388-4240 Web:
  2. 2. VeriSign is the leading Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) CertificateAuthority enabling secure e-commerce, communications, andinteractions for Web sites, intranets, and extranets. VeriSign®digital certificates protect over 900,000 Web serversworldwide, so consumers can shop safely.Follow the guidelines to install VeriSign SSL certificate onMicrosoft IIS 6.0. In case of any failure in installation, it isrecommended to contact Microsoft.Download the certificate AGENDAMethod 1:You will receive the SSL Certificate via email from VeriSign.Copy and paste the contents of the certificate into a plain texteditor such as Notepad.The text file should be in the following format:-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----[Encoded data]-----END CERTIFICATE-----Method 2:Download the certificate from VeriSign Trust Center: SO8061Reminder:If you download the certificate from VeriSign Trust Centeraccount or install it from the email received, then save it with.txt or p7b extension.If you install the certificate, downloaded from VeriSign TrustCenter account in x.509 format, then save it with the extension.txt or .cer
  3. 3. Step 1: Installing SSL Certificate into IIS 6.0  Open the Internet Services Manager (IIS):  Click Start  Select All Programs > Administrative Tools  Choose Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager  Under Web Sites, right-click your web site and select Properties > Directory Security tab.  Under Secure Communications, click Server Certificate  The Web Site Certificate Wizard will open, click Next  Choose Process the Pending Request and Install the Certificate, then click Next  The pending request must match the response file. If you deleted the pending request in error you must generate a new CSR and replace this certificate.  Select the location of the certificate res ponse file, and then click Next  Be sure to assign your site an SSL port (443 by default).Step 2: Locate and Disable the VeriSign Class 3 Public PrimaryCertification Authority - G5 Root CA certificate  Create a Certificate Snap-In in Microsoft Management Console (MMC). Please see the following solution for information on this: SO6127  With the MMC and the Certificates snap-in open, expand the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder on the left and select the Certificates sub -folder.
  4. 4.  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 settingsStep 3: Verify certificate installationStop and start your Web server prior to any testing. In some cases thechanges may not take place after restarting IIS Services and a re-bootis needed.Choose Cheap VeriSign SSL Certificates for maximum reliability foryour websites. Increase your online sales with the most supported andwidely trusted SSL Provider – VeriSign.
  5. 5. 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 or contact Kent Roberts at 146, 2 nd Street N, Suite 204, St. Petersburg, Florida United States 33701 Ph No: 727-388-4240 Web: