Asked by: Scottie Sharer
asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020

How do I concatenate SSL certificates?

To combine them, simply copy the contents inside of the root certificate and paste it into a new line at the bottom of the intermediate certificate file. Once this is done, click File -> Save As and save this new bundle file and ensure to add '. crt' without the quotes at the end of the new filename.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do you chain a certificate?

TL;DR The certificate chain starts with your certificat followed by an intermediate one or by root CA certificate. Issuer of any certificate in chain should be equal to Subject of next one up to root CA certificate where Subject equals to Issuer.

One may also ask, how do I merge two PEM files? To combine multiple PEM certificates, you just need to put the ASCII data from all of the certificates in a single file. Below is an example of this: To be safe, work on your certificate starting from the root certificate and then, the intermediate certificate. Work your way up the chain to the root certificate.

Keeping this in view, how do SSL certificates work?

SSL certificates have a key pair: a public and a private key. These keys work together to establish an encrypted connection. To get a certificate, you must create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) on your server. This process creates a private key and public key on your server.

How do I get root and intermediate certificate?

IIS - Install root and intermediate certificates

  1. Click Start > Run and enter mmc and then hit Enter.
  2. Click the menu item File and select Add/Remove Snap-in.
  3. Select the Certificates snap-in from the Add or Remove Snap-ins panel and click on Add.
  4. Select Computer Account and click on Next.
  5. Select Local Computer and click Finish.

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