Exporting a client certificate on macOS

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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.

  • Launch Keychain Access, select the certificate to export.

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  • In the context menu, select Export.

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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).

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