Obtaining a Comodo Certificate

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Obtaining a Class 1 certificate from Comodo (Instantssl) using Internet Explorer

Comodo supports IE, Firefox, Opera and Flock, for obtaining the certificate.

  1. Go to http://www.instantssl.com/ssl-certificate-products/free-email-certificate.html
  2. Click the Get it free now button next to 'Free Secure Email Certificate'
  3. Fill in your details.
  4. Press agree & continue.
  5. Wait for the confirmation mail to arrive in your mailbox.
  6. Follow the instructions in the mail (or go to this link [1]), it should look something like this:
  7. Enter your email address and the security code given in the mail
  8. Certificate should be collected and installed in your browser
  9. Export the certificate to a file
    Export the certificate (Internet Explorer 8)
    Select from "Tools" -> "Internet Options" -> "Content" -> "Certificates" -> "Personal" and locate your certificate from the list. If this is your first certificate it will be listed under the name "UTN-USERFirst-Client Authentication and Email". Click on "Export" -> "Next" -> "Yes, export the private key" -> "Next" -> "Next". Choose a password for your file and click "Next", choose a name for this backup file and save it at a known location.
    Export the certificate (Firefox 3.5)
    Select "Preferences" -> "Advanced" -> "Encryption" -> "View Certificates", choose the "Your Certificates" tab and locate your certificate from the list. The certificate will be listed with "UTN-USERFirst-Client Authentication and Email" as its name. Select the certificate and click on "Backup", choose a name for this backup file, provide a password and save it at a known location.
  10. Import the certificate into Mumble.