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How can I create a SSL certificate, for testing purposes, on my local machine in a portable file such that I can move it to the Windows Server 2003 machine and install it there for a ASP.Net website?

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You can check the article Certificate Creation Tool (Makecert.exe).

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Thanks! Will take a look – Zolomon Nov 9 '10 at 10:09
Worked! Not sure about the gazillion attributes though. :) – Zolomon Nov 9 '10 at 10:44

The information found on this website; explained the steps in detail on how to create a self signed SSL certificate and how to import it to my server!

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