Exporting and importing Kerio Control local authority as root certificate

Exporting a certificate from Kerio Control

You must export a certificate of the Kerio Control local authority in PEM format to install it to users' browsers.

  1. In the administration interface, go to Definitions > SSLSecure Sockets Layer - A protocol that ensures integral and secure communication between networks. Certificates.
  2. Right-click the Local Authority row.
  3. Click Export > Export Certificate in PEM.
  4. Save the certificate.

Exporting a certificate

Importing the Kerio Control certificate as a root certificate authority

You must import the Kerio Control certificate as a root certification authority into browsers on users' computers. Otherwise users have to confirm a security exception with each access to a HTTPSHypertext Transfer Protocol - version of HTTP secured by SSL. page which is annoying.

If you use Microsoft Active DirectoryA directory service for Windows domain networks., you can deploy the Kerio Control certificate into Microsoft Internet Explorer. For more information refer to Deploying Kerio Control certificate via Microsoft Active Directory.

If you use a Kerio Control internal user database or Apple Open Directory, your users must install the Kerio Control certificate into their browsers themselves. In all the major browsers, a link to instructions for doing so appears on the Kerio Control client login screen, as shown below.

Exporting a certificate