9.2. Implementing certificates on a single IIS server

Setting up certificates for your websites on IIS 7 and IIS 8 is virtually identical. I’ll start by showing you the process of generating and completing a certificate request, and then in the next section you’ll add an HTTPS binding and test the results. You’ll do this on a simple default website first so you can get the process down. Then you’ll look at adding the complexity of installing certificates for the WebBikez shop and face some challenges—and learn some tricks to resolve them.

The process begins in the IIS manager Server Certificates icon, as shown in figure 9.5. The Server Certificates storage is located on each web server, and certificates must be imported (copied) to each of the ...

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