To use your personal certificate within Outlook or Entourage you need to import the certificate into
- You must have an imported certificate into the Mac Keychain following SO5181.
- At the bottom of the Outlook for Mac folder pane, click People.
- Open the contact that you want, and then click the Certificates tab.
- Click the plus button , locate the certificate, and then click Open.
- To set the default certificate for a contact, select the certificate, click , and then click Set as Default.
- On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
- Click the account that you want to send a digitally signed message from, click Advanced, and then click the Security tab.
- Under Digital signing, on the Certificate pop-up menu, click the certificate that you want to use, click Ok.
|Make sure that your digitally signed messages can be opened by all recipients, even if they do not have an S/MIME mail application and can't verify the certificate.
||Select the Send digitally signed messages as clear text check box.
|Allow your recipients to send encrypted messages to you.
||Make sure that you have selected your signing and encryption certificates on this screen, and then select the Include my certificates in signed messages check box.
- Import your certificate into the Mac Keychain following SO5181.
- Open Outlook. Select Tools > Accounts.
- Highlight your mail account and click Advanced button > Security tab.
- In the Digital Signing area, click the pop-up menu option. (The certificate pop-up only displays certificates that are valid and on your keychain, for your account)
- Select the signing certificate from the list, click choose, select signing algorithm SHA-1.
- Select the encryption certificate from the list, click choose, then for the encryption algorithm select 3DES.
- There are various setting options for signing and encryption. Choose those appropriate for your application, then click Ok.
- Launch the Microsoft Cert Manager application located in the Office folder.
- Click on the Import icon.
- Navigate to your certificate file and click Open.
- Enter the password you protected the file with when you exported it.
- Your digital ID should be displayed in the window under the Digital Identities keychain.
For more information please visit: http://www.entourage.mvps.org/smime/index.html
Note: In MacOS X 10.3+, you can simply double-click the certificate to automatically import it into your keychain (and shared with the Microsoft cert manager).