Saving an SSL Certificate to a .CER file

To save an SSL certificate to a file, follow the steps below:

Firefox (17.0.1)

  1. Navigate to the secure website (https) in your browser.
  2. Click on the lock icon to the left of the Address Bar.
  3. Click on the “More Information” button.
  4. Select the “Security” tab.
  5. Click on the “View Certificate” button.
  6. Click on the “Details” tab.
  7. Click on the “Export” button”.
  8. Give the file a new name if required, and choose the location where the file is to be saved.
  9. Choose the “Save as type”  option that you require. “X.509 Certificate (PEM)” is the default choice.
  10. Click the “Save” button.
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