If IIS 7 or IIS 8 is installed on the remote server, you can use the IIS Manager to generate self-signed SSL certificates.


  1. Open the IIS Manager.
  2. In the Connections pane, select the top-most machine node.
  3. Click Server Certificates in the Details pane.
  4. Click Create Self-Signed Certificate in the Actions pane.
  5. Enter HOSTNAME as certificate friendly name.
  6. Select Personal as the certificate store.