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I have a Windows Server 2008 machine hosting sites from IIS 7. I have bought certs from trusted authorities before and installed on IIS 6, but I just want to make my own certificate to encrypt the data, and I am not sure how to go about doing this on server 2008.

How can I use Server 2008 to generate an SSL Certificate to secure a site?

How then do I install the certificate on a site?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Here is a good guide on self signed certs the MSDN blog Just remember users will still be prompted that your cert isn't valid since it is self signed so it is not trusted by the users computer.

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Correct about the prompt UNLESS he deploys it as a trusted cert ahead of time using group policy. – TheCleaner Jul 2 '09 at 13:23
That tutorial was great. Thanks. – Ronnie Overby Jul 4 '09 at 12:41

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