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How to import Root CA Certificate inside Trusted Root Certification Authorities Store

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To import our Standalone offline Root CA certificate to Enterprise Subordinate CA's Trusted Root AA store, follow these steps.

Copy the Root CA certificate from the Standalone Root CA we have created before.

Open the "Certification Authority" MMC console from Administrative Tools. (Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Certification Authority). Select Properties from Context menu.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - CA MMC console

Click View Certificate button.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - CA Properties

The Root CA certificate will be open and you can see the certificate is issued to "OMNISECU ROOT CA" and is issued by "OMNISECU ROOT CA". Only Root CAs can self certify.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Root Certificate

Click the "Details" tab and click "Copy to file" to export the Root CA certificate to a file. After exporting the Root CA certificate, bring it to the Enterprise subordinate CA. Open the certificates MMC console (Start > Run > mmc). Open menu path File > Add/Remove Snap-in.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - MMC Console

In "Add/Remove Snap-in" dialog box, click Add.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Add Remove snapin

Select "Certificates" snap-in, and click "Add".

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Select certificates snap-in

Select "Computer account" radio button, and click "Next".

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Select Computer Account

Select "Local computer", and click Finish to open Certificates MMC console Snap-in.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Local Computer

Right click Certificates folder inside "Trusted Root Certification Authorities", and select "All Tasks > Import" from the context menu.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Import

This action will fire "Certificate Import Wizard". Click "Next" in Welcome screen.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Certificate Import Wizard

Select the physical location of the Root CA certificate to import. Locate the file in Open dialog box and click "Open".

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Select the Root CA certificate

In "Certificate Store" screen, select the default selection and click "Next".

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Select the Certificate store

In "Completing the Certificate Import Wizard" screen, click "Finish" to finish the import.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Finish Certificate import wizard

"The import was successful" message will be displayed.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Certificate import was successful

Open the "Certificates" folder inside "Trusted Root Certfication Authorities" Tree in "Certificates" MMC console. Check whether you can locate the newly imported certificate there.

Import Root Certificate to Trusted Root CA store - Locate the Root CA certificate

You have imported the Root CA certificate inside "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" store.

              Jajish Thomason Google+
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