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The private key for a S/MIME certificate is generated by the browser during certificate enrollment. When the submit button is pressed, a key pair of the selected size is generated. The PRIVATE KEY is encrypted and stored in the LOCAL KEY DATABASE. S/MIME certificates can be applied only using INTERNET EXPLORER and MOZILLA FIREFOX. COMODO recommends using INTERNET EXPLORER 8+ on Windows and FIREFOX on Mac for certificate enrollment as it is both easy to apply and convenient for the user. For ap...
The reason you will see this error message is that an email certificate has already been issued to your email address. If you want to get a new one, then you will have to first revoke the current certificate. Please check REVOCATION OF SECURE EMAIL CERTIFICATE. [HTTPS://SUPPORT.COMODO.COM/INDEX.PHP?/DEFAULT/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/720/0/REVOCATION-OF-SECURE-EMAIL-CERTIFICATE] If you have forgot the revocation password, then please Submit a ticket [https://support.comodo.com/index.php?/Defau...
How do I backup my certificate with Firefox? Note: This article applies to Firefox 2 and greater. This article also applies for e-mail certificates(SMIME/DigitalID) as well as code-signing certificates. 1. Open Firefox. 2. Depending on your Operating System go to one of the following locations: Windows: Tools -> Options Linux: Edit -> Options Mac: Firefox -> Options 3. Navigate to Advanced -> Encryption and then click on View Certificates. This opens up Firefox's certificat...
How do I remove a certificate with Firefox? Note: This article applies to Firefox 2/3 and applies to all types of digital certificates. 1. Open Firefox. 2. Depending on your Operating System go to one of the following locations: Windows: Tools -> Options Linux: Edit -> Options Mac: Firefox -> Options 3. Navigate to Advanced -> Encryption and then click on View Certificates. This opens up Firefox's certificate manager. 4. Select the tab that says Personal or Your Cert...
How do I remove a certificate with Internet Explorer (IE)? Note: This article applies to IE 5.5 or better and applies to all types of digital certificates. 1. Open Internet Options. Note: This can be done from within the Control Panel, Right-clicking on IE and clicking on Properties or from within IE itself. To open from within IE: Tools -> Internet Options Note: Since IE 7 the menu bar is hidden by default. Instead please click on the Tools button and select Internet Options. ...
  If your certificate uses SHA-2 or has SHA-2 certificates in its chain of trust and you are using it to sign kernel modules, then you should be aware of KB3033929 [https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3033929], an update for Windows 7 distributed through Windows Update. On versions of Windows 7 without this update, the kernel will reject signatures made with certificates that use SHA-2, so they cannot be used to get a kernel module to load. In order for your driver to install successfully...
HOW DO I BACKUP MY CERTIFICATE WITH CHROME 1. In Chrome, go to SETTINGS. 2. On the SETTINGS page, below DEFAULT BROWSER, click SHOW ADVANCED SETTINGS. 3. Under HTTPS/SSL, click MANAGE CERTIFICATES. 4. In the CERTIFICATES window, on the PERSONAL tab, select your code signing certificate and then, click EXPORT. * In the CERTIFICATE EXPORT WIZARD, on the WELCOME page, click NEXT. * On the EXPORT PRIVATE KEY page, select YES, EXPORT PRIVATE KEY and then, click NEXT. 5. On the EXPORT FI...
1. First off, you need to ensure that you have root access. Otherwise, please contact the webhosting/server administrator. 2. Log into the SSH. 3. Run the following command and replace the domain_name with your domain name such as comodo.com, > _# OPENSSL PKCS12 -EXPORT -OUT /BACKUP/DOMAIN_NAME.PFX -INKEY > /ETC/SSL/PRIVATE/DOMAIN_NAME.KEY -IN /ETC/SSL/CERTS/DOMAIN_NAME.CRT_
The following error may occur when building projects for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 - 2015. Error: "Cannot import the following key file: mykey.pfx. The key file may be password protected." Cannot import the following key file: mykey.pfx. The key file may be password protected. To correct this, try to import the certificate again or manually install the certificate to the Strong Name CSP with the following key container name: VS_KEY_C1D3ACB8FBF1AGK4 SOLUTION 1: * Click Start > All Pro...
(EPKI) Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure Manager Version 3.5 For issuance & management of Enterprise - wide SSL Certificates & Secure Email (S/MIME) Certificates
Comodo has the ability to ‘push’ information about issued certificates to your system when the certificates are signed. The signed certificate and certificate chain can optionally also be pushed to your system. This ‘push’ mechanism allows us to notify you when your certificates change status or are signed and available. The signed certificate itself can also optionally be included along with the certificate chain, or you can choose not to have the certificate sent and use the status push to...