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I'm having some trouble adding certificates to the server in IIS. I have four .pem files a .jks file and a .pfx file.

I have tried importing them into MMC but they do not appear in the list of available certificates when adding an https binding in IIS.

IIS also returns:

Certificate cannot be used as an SSL certificate

when trying to import from the .pfx file.

I unfortunately have little experience with server/client authorization and my Googling is yielding few useful results. It may be that I am approaching this task incorrectly. Any advice or directions to useful resources would be greatly appreciated.

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IIS has versions 6.0 and 7.0. Nothing else in between. –  user May 23 '13 at 11:25
    
My error. I believe I am on ver 7.5 –  Gavin May 23 '13 at 11:47
    
Did you import the certificate under the computer account? What contents are in the PEM files? –  Shane Madden May 24 '13 at 2:05
    
Yep on the computer account. Pems are: Signed certificate public key; Private key; Intermediate CA; Root CA; My googling has told me I may not even need to add these into IIS at all. Evidently I can just specify the Client Certificate in the WinHTTPRequest though using setClientCertificate and pointing to it in the Certificate Store has yielded no results... –  Gavin May 24 '13 at 9:18
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