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Last Modified : 06/21/2018

How to export a personal certificate from Netscape Navigator

Problem

Exporting a certificate from Netscape Navigator

Solution

Exporting a certificate places it into a secure file that you can store or move to another computer. To export (backup) your certificate using Netscape, follow these steps:

 Netscape 9.x

 

1.  Click Tools > Options > Advanced > Encryption > View Certificates > Your Certificates
2.  Select the certificate to export.
3.  Click Backup.
4.  Enter a folder and file name for the backup.
5.  Click Save.
6.  Enter the master password for the Software Security Device.

7.  Enter a backup password and confirm it.
8.  Click OK > OK

Netscape 8.x

1.  Click Security Center > Advanced > Manage Certificates
2.  Select the certificate to export.
3.  Click Backup
4.  Enter a folder and file name for the backup.
5.  Click Save
6.  Enter the master password for the Software Security Device
7.  Click OK
8.  Enter a password to protect the certificate file (Store this password in a safe location)
9.  Click OK > OK

Netscape 6.2 and 7.1

1.  Click Edit > Preferences.
2.  Double-click Privacy and Security.
3.  Click Certificates.
4.  Click Manage Certificates.
5.  Select the certificate to export.
6.  Click Backup.
7.  Enter a folder and file name for the backup.
8.  Click Save.
9.  Enter the master password for the Software Security Device.
10.  Click OK.
11.  Enter a password for the backup file (save this for importing).
12.  Click OK.

Netscape 4.7x and 4.8x

1.  In the lower left corner, click the padlock icon.
2.  Under Certificates, click Yours.
3.  Select the certificate to export.
4.  Click Export.
5.  Enter the password for the Communicator Certificate database.
6.  Click OK.
7.  Enter a password to control access to the exported certificate file.
8.  Click OK.
9.  Re-enter the password.
10.  Click OK.
11.  Enter a folder and file name for the backup.
12.  Click Save.

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