How to Export an SSL Certificate on Google Chrome

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Here’s how to export an SSL certificate from Google’s Chrome browser. This is specifically for exporting the StartSSL certificate for backup purposes.

Go to Settings > HTTPS/SSL > Manage certificates…

export ssl cert manage certificates

Select the certificate to export. For this case, select the installed certificate under the personal tab.

export ssl cert personal

Click on Export… and the export wizard will start.¬†Click on Next to proceed.

export ssl cert export wizard

Select Yes, to export the private key.

export ssl cert export private key

Export the key as a Personal Information Exchange format (.PFX).

export ssl cert export pie

Key in the password, this is required for the certificate to be exported. Make sure not to forget the password.

export ssl cert password

Set the path where the certificate will be saved.

export ssl cert path

When the certificate is successfully exported, a summary window will show.

export ssl cert done

Make sure that the certificate is placed somewhere safe.



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richard December 17, 2015 at 9:23 pm

Thanks, the images really helped. Needed to transfer a cert from office to home computer.

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