Importing TLS certificates from Windows (IIS) into the Control Center for a Symantec Mail Security 8200 Series, 8300 Series appliance or Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0

Article:TECH84774  |  Created: 2006-01-23  |  Updated: 2008-01-11  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH84774
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Issue



You want to import the existing certifications into the Control Center for a Symantec Mail Security 8200 Series, 8300 Series appliance or Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0.


Solution



To import the existing certifications, convert the certificate from pkcs12 keys for Windows (what IIS uses) to a .pem

The conversion is necessary for a successful import into the BCC.

The BCC expects a .pem file.

You will need to covert the certificate from *.pfx to a *.pem key using the section that follow.

To set up SSL connection to server that requires client certificate
  1. Open a command line prompt.
  2. Type the command:
    openssl pkcs12 -in keys.pfx-out keys.pem -nodes

    The converts the client certificate from *.pfx (pkcs12) to *.pem




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