Installing security certificates in supported Web browsers

Article:HOWTO60388  |  Created: 2011-10-20  |  Updated: 2012-02-03  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO60388
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Installing security certificates in supported Web browsers

When you attempt to log on to the FileStore Management Console with Internet Explorer or Firefox, you may receive a certificate error message. This issue occurs because the certificate is a self-signed certificate.

Install the certificate in your Web browser.

To install the certificate in Internet Explorer 6.x

  1. When you receive the security alert, click View Certificate.

  2. In the Certificate dialog box, click Install Certificate.

  3. In the Welcome to the Certificate Import Wizard panel, click Next.

  4. In the Certificate Store panel, select one of the following, and click Next:

    • Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate

    • Place all certificates in the following store, and then select Trusted Root Certification Authorities

  5. In the Completing the Certificate Import Wizard panel, click Finish.

  6. In the Security Warning dialog box, click Yes.

  7. In the Certificate dialog box, click OK.

  8. In the Security dialog box, click Yes.

    The certificate installs. The next time you log on to the FileStore Management Console with Internet Explorer 6.x, the certificate error message will not appear.

To install the certificate in Firefox 2.x

  1. When you receive the security alert, click Accept this certificate permanently.

  2. Click OK.

    The certificate installs. The next time you log on to the FileStore Management Console with Firefox 2.x, the certificate error message will not appear.


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