Importing a CA certificate

The main window of xca offers the following five tabs:

  • RSA Keys
  • Certificate signing requests
  • Certificates
  • Templates
  • Revocation lists

Except for the Templates tab, we will explain and use all the other tabs.

Let's first import the CA certificate that we had earlier created with easy-rsa. Change to the Certificates tab and right-click to open the context menu. Select the entry Import to have xca import a certificate authority.

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The Import X.509 Certificate window is displayed. Change to the directory containing your xca keys. According to our examples this is C:/Program Files/OpenVPN/easy-rsa/keys. Select the ca.crt file and confirm ...

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