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How do I convert PEM to PFX?

How do I convert PEM to PFX?


  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Run the command for the conversion you want to perform: Choose: PEM to PFX: openssl pkcs12 -export -out certificate.pfx -inkey privateKey.key -in certificate.crt -certfile more.crt. Syntax. Description. openssl. The command for executing OpenSSL. pkcs12.

How do I convert .CRT to p12?


  1. Copy the CRT and KEY files to the OpenSSL installation directory.
  2. Open a Windows command prompt and, if necessary, navigate to the OpenSSL installation directory.
  3. Generate a PKCS#12 (PFX) keystore file from the certificate file and your private key.
  4. Type an export password to protect the PKCS#12 (PFX) file.

How do I convert my GoDaddy CRT to PFX?

Create the PFX file

  1. In MMC, right-click your certificate (it will have your Common Name value displayed in the Issued To column), and then select Export.
  2. Select Next.
  3. Select Yes, export the private key.
  4. Under Personal Information Exchange…, select Include all certificates in the certification path if possible.

Is PFX same as p12?

p12 is an alternate extension for what is generally referred to as a “PFX file”, it’s the combined format that holds the private key and certificate and is the format most modern signing utilities use. p12 extension to . PFX if you need to, it’s the same format.

Is PEM Base64 encoded?

PEM or Privacy Enhanced Mail is a Base64 encoded DER certificate. PEM certificates are frequently used for web servers as they can easily be translated into readable data using a simple text editor. Generally when a PEM encoded file is opened in a text editor, it contains very distinct headers and footers.

How do I convert CRT to PFX?

Converting an SSL Certificate to PFX/PKCS12 (SSLShopper Tool)

  1. Access the Tool. Navigate your web browser to the certificate converter tool on
  2. Select Type of Current Certificate.
  3. Select Type to Convert To.
  4. Upload Certificate.
  5. Upload Private Key.
  6. Upload Chain Certificate Files.
  7. PFX Password.
  8. Convert Certificate.