Consider the need to secure a website under IIS 6 / Windows 2003. Here are the steps taken:
Created a private key by OpenSSL:
openssl genrsa -des3 -out filename.key 2048
A CSR was created by OpenSSL with the .key file resulted from above.
openssl req -new -key filename.key -out filename.csr
The CSR was sent to a Certificate Authority. It returned a
As I understand, the
.pem is the certificate itself. It's unclear to me whether any further processing is needed to match the
.key with the
.pem. The CA is now in the list of Trusted Root Certificate Authorities in IE7.
- What steps are needed to convert the
.peminto a new file or usable format for use in IIS?
I suspect I'll need a