Export SSL Certificate from Firefox

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 17:10:06 MDT 2007


On 9/13/07, Kenneth Burgener <kenneth at mail1.ttak.org> wrote:
> Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> > In Firefox, open the preferences, go to the Advanced tab, choose the
> > Encryption sub-tab, click on View Certificates, highlight the
> > certificate you want to export and click on Backup.
>
> I followed you up to "In Firefox".  I am using Firefox 2, and there is
> no preferences option.  There is an options option.  So improvising I
> got to here...
>
> Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Encryption -> View Certificates -> Web Sites

That actually depends on your operating system.  Shame on Firefox for
making it the same as the OS.  :)  They should use the Linux way,
which is Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Encryption -> View
Certificates -> Web Sites  (okay, now I am just nitpicking, hehe.)
>
> And I found the certificate I would like to "Backup", but there was no
> Backup option.  I have a "View", "Edit", "Import", "Delete" option.
> Neither "View" nor "Edit" provided any backup or export option.
>
>
> > <sidenote>Death to the Big Blue E browser</sidenote>
>
> Hence why the question of how to do said procedure in Firefox.  :-)
>
> Kenneth
>
>
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