Cryptography Tutorials - Tutorial Addendum - Using Certificates with Web Browsers

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(Continued from antecedent part...)

    



    

View Certificates in FireFox

    



    

1. Accessible Firefox 1.0, and go to the "Tools / Options..." card option. The Options chat box shows up.

    



    

2. Bang the Avant-garde icon, then accessible the Certificates section.

    



    

3. Bang the Administer Certificates... button. The Affidavit Administrator chat box shows up.

    



    

4. Go to the Authorities tab.

    



    

5. Baddest "Verisign Class3 Accessible Primary Acceptance Authority", and bang "View" button.

    

The Affidavit Eyewitness chat box shows up.

    



    

6. Analysis the data of the affidavit on the "Details" tab.

    



    

Looks like FireFox allows you to appearance certificates, but not let you consign them out to files.

    



    

Importing Certificates into FireFox

    



    

To analysis importing certificates into FireFox, let s reclaim the aforementioned certificates:

    



        

  • .crt - self-signed by .

        



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  • john.crt - active by .

        



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  • bill.crt - active by John.

        



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  • tom.crt - active by John.

        



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Here are the accomplish to acceptation .crt into FireFox:

    



    

1. Accessible Firefox 1.0, and go to the "Tools / Options..." card option. The Options chat box shows up.

    



    

2. Bang the Avant-garde icon, then accessible the Certificates section.

    



    

3. Bang the Administer Certificates... button. The Affidavit Administrator chat box shows up.

    



    

4. Go to the Authorities tab.

    



    

5. Bang the Acceptation button, and specify .crt.

    



    

6. Analysis all the "Trust this CA to analyze ..." options,

    

and bang OK.

    



    

s affidavit is now alien into FireFox as a trusted certificate.

    



    

Continue to acceptation john.crt, bill.crt, and tom.crt into the FireFox on the Authorities tab.

    



    



    

Conclusion

    



    

Web browser needs ascendancy s certificates to validate Web server certificate, if the Web server is SSL enabled.

    



    

Web browser aswell needs applicant certificate, if the Web server is SSL enabled and allurement for applicant certification.

    



    

Both IE and FireFox acquiesce you to appearance and acceptation certificates.

    



    



    

 


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