Service Registry 3 2005Q4 User's Guide

ProcedureObtaining a Registry-Generated Certificate

Follow these steps if you selected the Generate Key Pair and Download PKCS12 KeyStore radio button on the User Authentication Details page.

  1. On the User Authentication Details page, type a user name in the Alias text field.

  2. Type a password in the Password and Password (repeat) text fields.

  3. Type values in the text fields, if the fields are not already filled in.

    The text fields are as follows:

    • Organizational Unit

    • Organization

    • City

    • State or Province

    • Country

    The Name field contains the name that you specified as the Last Name in the New User's Details form. If you specified a City, State or Province, or Country in the New User's Details form, the text fields contain those values.

    All fields are required.

  4. Click Next.

    A page labeled Step 4: Load Key to Web browser appears, with the message “New user successfully registered.”

  5. Click Download.

  6. In the dialog box, choose the option that allows you to save the generated certificate to disk. In the file chooser dialog, choose a directory and name for the file.

    The file must have the suffix .p12.

    The default action is to save the certificate in your home directory, in a file that is named generated-key.p12.

Next Steps

Next, you must import the generated certificate into your web browser. See Loading the Certificate into the Mozilla or Firefox Web Browser or Loading the Certificate into the Internet Explorer Web Browser for details.