Export SSL Certificate from Firefox

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at mail1.ttak.org
Thu Sep 13 17:26:08 MDT 2007

Clint Savage wrote:
> 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.)

Sure enough.  My Linux box at home uses the Edit -> Preferences setup.

Unfortunately neither has the "Backup" option for "Web sites".  Luckily
the plugin does exactly what I need.  :-)


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