When the CA sends you the signed certificate file (.cer or .crt), go back to the certificates snap-in and install the signed certificate.


  1. On the server, open the Mirage Management console.
  2. Select the Certificates node in the console root, right-click Personal store and select All Tasks > Import.
  3. Browse to the signed certificate file and select it.
  4. Select System Auto Selection or Personal Store for the certificate.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the import.
  6. Click the Personal Certificates tab and click Refresh to load current details.
  7. Open the certificate and verify that it states that you have the private key.
  8. Click the Certification Path tab and check that you have all of the certificates in the chain and that no validity warnings or missing certificates are present.