Installing the NIU Security Certificate for Internet Explorer - NIU - Division of Information Technology

      

   

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Installing the NIU Security Certificate for Internet Explorer

The NIU Security Certificate will prevent warning messages when opening NIU web-based applications requiring authentication.

Install the certificate on each browser except Chrome. Certificates installed on IE are automatically installed on Chrome. For example, a certificate installed on Internet Explorer will not work for Firefox and vice-versa. Note that your screens may be drawn differently.

  1. Download the NIU Security Certificate: NIUCA2
  2. A File Download window will open.
  3. On the File Download window, select "Open this file from its current location" and then select "OK."
    File download window - choose Open this file
  4. The Certificate window will open. Select "Install Certificate..."
    the Certificate window- choose the General tab
  5. The Certificate Import Wizard will open. Select "Next."
    the Certificate Import Wizard welcome screen - choose Next
  6. In the Certificate Store screen, select "Place all certificates in the following store" and then select"Browse..."
    Certificate Store - choose Place all certificates in the following store
  7. At the "Select Certificate Store" window, select "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" and then select "OK."
    Select Certificate Store - choose Trusted Root Certification Authorities
  8. At the Certificate Store screen, note that the "Certificate store:" prompt lists "Trusted Root Certification Authorities." Select "Next" to continue.
    choose next
  9. At the Completing the Certificate Import Wizard screen, select "Finish."
    Completing the Certificate Import Wizard - click Finish
  10. A Root Certificate Store confirmation box will appear. Select"Yes" to install the certificate.
    Root Certificate Store - choose Yes to add the certificate to the Root Store
  11. The Certificate Import Wizard will notify you that "The import was successful." Select "OK" to finish.
    The import was sucessful. Press OK
  12. Close and restart Internet Explorer
  13. The security certificate is now installed.