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How to move an SSL certificate from F5 to Microsoft IIS server

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Step 1: Export a certificate from F5.

Please follow this procedure and run the following command line on the F5:

openssl pkcs12 -export -in /path/to/ssl-cert.crt -inkey /path/to/private.key -certfile /path/to/intermediate-ca.crt -out cert-export.pfx


This will create a file on the F5 called filename.pfx.

You then need to move the file to your IIS web server.

 

Step 2: Import a .pfx file on the IIS Web Server.

For instructions on how to import the certificate on the IIS web server, please have a look at the following article:

How to import PKCS#12 (.pfx) certificate using Microsoft IIS 6.0, 7.0 or 8.0 server: SO18970