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Microsoft Internet Explorer Enrollment

Microsoft® Certificate Server includes support for client certificate enrollment using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 3.0 or later.

To perform certificate enrollment using Microsoft Internet Explorer
  1. Access the Certificate Enrollment Tools Web Page.

  2. Select Request A Client Authentication Certificate to access the Microsoft Internet Explorer Enrollment Form. (Your browser type will be detected automatically.)

  3. Fill out the fields in the form with your personal information. If you are unsure about how to fill out any field, see Guidelines for Distinguished Name Fields.

  4. Click Submit when ready to submit the certificate request. The Credentials Enrollment Wizard is displayed.

  5. Read the information in the wizard and click Next when ready to continue. You will be prompted for the name of your private key.

  6. Enter the name you want for your private key and click Finish when done. The certificate request will now be sent to the certificate server.

  7. If the request is accepted and the certificate is issued, the Certificate Download Web page is displayed.

  8. Click Accept and the client certificate will be downloaded to your system and installed. An Acceptance notification message is displayed.

  9. Click on OK to dismiss the notification.

At the end of this procedure, the client certificate has been installed and is now ready to be used for client authentication.

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