Server certificate

A server certificate is required for encrypted communication via TLS (Transport Layer Security) and MTLs (Mutual MTLS).

Server certificate
A server certificate uniquely identifies a server. The certificate must be issued on the server's FQDN (full qualified domain name) . The server certificate must be issued by a trustworthy instance. Certificates are configured in the Microsoft® Management Console (MMC) certificate snap-in.

Certificate storage
The certificates used must be stored under Local Computer/Own Certificates and contain a private key. The Local Computer certificate store can be opened with the MMC console.

  • Select Run… from the Windows® Start menu and enter mmc.exe. mmc.exe .
  • Select File - Add/Remove snap-in...
  • Select Add. Select Certificates from the list of available snap-ins. Select Computer account, Local computer and click Finish.
  • In the list, go to Certificates (Local computer) - Own certificates.

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