Import Intermediate - MMC

Introduction

Intermediate certificates help complete the "Chain of Trust" from an end-entity certificate back to a root certificate. Intermediate certificates must be present ahead of time prior to setting bindings in IIS or applying services in Exchange.  
 

Instructions

1. Go to Start > Run > mmc. Press Enter:

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2. In the MMC, go to File > Add / Remove Snap-In...

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3. Choose the Certificates snap-in. Click Add.
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4. Choose Computer Account. Click Next >
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5. Choose Local Computer. Click Finish.
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6. Click OK to exit the snap-in window.
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7. In the MMC window, expand the following sections: Certificates (Local Computer) > Intermediate Certification Authorities Certificates


8. Right-click the Certificates folder and go to All Tasks > Import

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9. Choose Local Machine. Click Next 
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10. Click Browse on the next window:
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11. Choose the intermediate that you wish to import and click Open
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12. Click Next on the Certificate Import Wizard:
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13. Make sure the Certificate Store is specified as Intermediate Certification Authorities. Click Next.
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14. Click Finish
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15. Click OK when the certificate imports successfully. 
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