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. Press agree & continue.
  4. Wait for the confirmation mail to arrive in your mailbox.
  5. Follow the instructions in the mail, it should look something like in email.jpg
  6. Enter your email address and the security code given in the mail (ie4.jpg)
  7. Certificate should be collected and installed in your browser.
  8. 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.
  9. Import the certificate into Mumble.