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How do we give the IIS 7 application pool identity permissions to use a .p12 certificate installed on the server?

We have followed the instructions in this article:

http://msmvps.com/blogs/luisabreu/archive/2010/09/13/grant-access-to-certificate-s-private-key-in-iis-7-5.aspx

Yet, it still does not work.

But if we change the website to use NetworkService rather than application pool identity it works fine.

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