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''Safari'' and ''Chrome'' on uses the infrastructure present in the ''OS X'' operating system for certificate storage and retrieval, so in order to export a certificate you need to use the ''Keychain Access'' interface to manipulate and export certificates.
 
''Safari'' and ''Chrome'' on uses the infrastructure present in the ''OS X'' operating system for certificate storage and retrieval, so in order to export a certificate you need to use the ''Keychain Access'' interface to manipulate and export certificates.
  
Launch ''Keychain Access'', select the certificate to export.
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* Launch ''Keychain Access'', select the certificate to export.
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-1.png|300px]]
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-1.png|300px]]
  
In the context menu, select ''Export''.
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* In the context menu, select ''Export''.
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-2.png|300px]]
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-2.png|300px]]
  
Enter a name for the certificate file and select a location for it. Ensure that the File Format is ''Personal Information Exchange (.p12)''.
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* Enter a name for the certificate file and select a location for it. Ensure that the File Format is ''Personal Information Exchange (.p12)''.
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-3.png|300px]]
 
[[File:cert_export-keychain-3.png|300px]]
  
Enter and remember a password to protect the file with, you'll need this to access it later.
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* Enter and remember a password to protect the file with, you'll need this to access it later.

Revision as of 12:59, 20 March 2013

Safari and Chrome on uses the infrastructure present in the OS X operating system for certificate storage and retrieval, so in order to export a certificate you need to use the Keychain Access interface to manipulate and export certificates.

  • Launch Keychain Access, select the certificate to export.

Cert export-keychain-1.png

  • In the context menu, select Export.

Cert export-keychain-2.png

  • Enter a name for the certificate file and select a location for it. Ensure that the File Format is Personal Information Exchange (.p12).

Cert export-keychain-3.png

  • Enter and remember a password to protect the file with, you'll need this to access it later.