Digital Email Certificate Guide

How to Request an Email certificate

How to Install DigiCert for Windows

How to Install DigiCert for MAC OS 

Export the DigiCert certificate (Windows)

Export the DigiCert certificate (macOS)

Add Digital signature to Outlook(Windows)

Add Digital signature to Outlook(macOS)

Add Digital Signature to Mail (iphone-ipad)

Add Digital Signature to Mail (Android Device)

 

How to Request an Email certificate

Please fill a service request on the Service Catalog or click Here

 

 

 

 

How to Install DigiCert for Windows

 

  1. Upon requesting the certificate, you will receive an email with related link
  2. Click on the link  [preferably using IE].
  3. A page similar to the image below will appear.

Please click on “agree to the terms of subscriber agreement” and then “Generate Certificate”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. DigiCert will be installed now on your Machine

 

 

 

 

  1. After the installation is completed, press on “Internet options” in the settings of your browser[IE]

 

  1. In the Internet options window please press on the “Content “tab and Press on “Certificates “button

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  1. In the certificates window, double click on “your name” issued by TERENA

 

 

 

  1. Check Validity of certificate

 

 

 

 

How to Install DigiCert for MAC OS 

  1. Open “Keychain access”, choose “login” under “category” choose “certificates” and delete the COMODO certificate if available.
  2. User requesting the certificate will receive email with related link

 

  1. Please go to the link [preferably use Safari or Mozilla Firefox].

 

 

  1. After opening it, a page like the image below will appear. Please click “agree to the terms of subscriber agreement” and then “Generate Certificate”.

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  1. DigiCert will be installed now on your Machine

 

 

 

Export the DigiCert certificate (Windows):

Please refer to step 4 from the above steps

  1. Choose “your name” next to the TERENA Personal CA 3 and click Export.

 

 

  1. A welcome window will appear. Please press next to be able to continue.

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  1. Please click yes and then next.

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  1. Please make sure that all the options below are clicked the then press next.

Digicert generated6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Click on the password as shown below and create a password. Then click next.

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  1. After creating your password, you have to browse to the location where you want to save the DigiCert.pfx.. Then press next. (It is recommended to create a folder on “My documents”, name it “Certificates” and save the certificate in).

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  1. Please press Finish.

 

 

 

Export the DigiCert certificate (macOS):

  1. Open Keychain Access Manager. Under Keychains select Login and under Category select My Certificates. Then select your certificate. 

    Keychain Manager System, My Certificates
  1. Navigate to File > Export Items

    Export Items
  2. Name the file (e.g. your.domain.com) and set the file format to Personal Information Exchange .p12. 

    Mac OS X Server your_domain_com.p12
  3. Set a password for the file and make sure to memorize it for future use. 

    Mac OS X Server - Authenticate changes
  4. Enter the admin password to authorize the changes. 

    Mac OS X Server - Authenticate changes

 

 

Your certificate is now saved as a. p12 file.

 

 

 

 

Add Digital signature to Outlook(Windows)

Open Outlook application and go to File -> Option -> Trust Center -> Trust Center Settings -> Email Security, then click Add digital signature to outgoing messages, and Send Clear text signed message when sending signed messages

 

Click on “Settings” on the “Change security Settings that opens, click “new” -> “Choose”, choose the certificate, name it and click “ok”.

 

 

Add Digital signature to Outlook(macOS)

 

  1. Open your Outlook Application and go to Preferences

 

 

  1. Go to Accounts and click on Your Advanced

 

 

  1. Click on Certificates and choose Your Certificate

 

  1. Click OK, Now you Emails will be Digitally Signed

 

 

Add Digital Signature to Mail (iphone-ipad):

 

1) After you have exported the Digital Signature, send it to yourself by Email, click on the Certificate to install it, you’ll need to set up S/MIME to enable Digitally Signing email with iOS Mail. Go to the Settings app, then choose accounts (some older OS versions you choose Mail), followed by the account you installed the certificate for. Next, tap on the email address next to Account then Advanced to get into those settings.

2) Click on Sign

 

3) Turn the switch for Sign and select the Certificate with Your Name

 

 

 

 

Add Digital Signature to Mail (Android Device):

  1. After you have exported the Digital Signature, send it to yourself by Email, click on the Certificate .
  2. You will be prompted to enter the one-time certificate password you created.

 

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  1. Enter the password you will use when you install the certificate onto your device.
     

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  1. Then you need to add the corresponding information as shown below.

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  1. Select "Install from device storage" from your security settings to get the certificate file from the "downloads folder" of your device.

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Article ID: 61611
Created
Fri 8/31/18 4:41 PM
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Fri 10/19/18 2:52 PM