UW Digital ID (Mac) - Exporting a Digital Certificate from Firefox

This document explains how to export your digital certificate from the Firefox web browser on your Mac. This may be necessary if upon downloading the certificate for the first time or upon renewal, your web browser is unable to locate the certificate.

Exporting a Digital Certificate from Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and from the Firefox Menu choose Preferences -> Advanced -> Certificates-> View Certificates.

    From Firefox Menu Choose Preferences - Advanced - Certificates - View Certificates

  2. Go to the Your Certificates tab and highlight the certificate to export.

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  3. Click Backup... and choose an appropriate filename (mycert.p12) and directory, and then press the Save button.

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  4. Set an appropriate password for the digital certificate and finally press the OK button.

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Keywords:PKI digital certificate export Firefox web email cert UW Digital ID   Doc ID:14594
Owner:Steven T.Group:UW Digital ID
Created:2010-07-05 19:00 CDTUpdated:2014-07-30 12:06 CDT
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