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Creating a .pem File for SSL Certificate Installations



Creating a .pem with the Server , Intermediate Certificates and Root Certificate

  1. Log into your SSLGURU account and download your Intermediate (bundle.crt), Root (TrustedRoot.crt), and Primary Certificates (domain.crt).
  2. Open a text editor (such as notepad) and paste the entire body of each certificate into one text file in the following order:

    1. The Primary Certificate - domain.crt
    2. The Intermediate Certificate - bundle.crt
    3. The Root Certificate - TrustedRoot.crt

    Make sure to include the beginning and end tags on each certificate. The result should look like this:

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Primary SSL certificate: domain.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Intermediate certificate: bundle.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Root certificate: TrustedRoot.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    Save the combined file as ssl-cert-full.pem. The .pem file is now ready to use.

Creating a .pem with the Server and Intermediate Certificates

  1. Log into your SSLGURU account and download your Intermediate (bundle.crt) and Primary Certificates (domain.crt).
  2. Open a text editor (such as notepad) and paste the entire body of each certificate into one text file in the following order:

    1. The Primary Certificate - domain.crt
    2. The Intermediate Certificate - bundle.crt

    Make sure to include the beginning and end tags on each certificate. The result should look like this:

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Primary SSL certificate: domain.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Intermediate certificate: bundle.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    Save the combined file as ssl-cert.pem. The .pem file is now ready to use.

Creating a .pem with the Private Key and Intermediate Certificates 

  1. Log into your SSLGURU account and download your Intermediate (bundle.crt) and Primary Certificates (domain.crt).
  2. Open a text editor (such as notepad) and paste the entire body of each certificate into one text file in the following order:

    1. The Private Key - domain.key (this was generated during when creating your CSR)
    2. The Primary Certificate - domain.crt
    3. The Intermediate Certificate - bundle.crt

    Make sure to include the beginning and end tags on each certificate. The result should look like this:

    -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY----- 
    (Your Private Key: domain.key) 
    -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Primary SSL certificate: domain.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Intermediate certificate: bundle.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 


    Save the combined file as ssl-private-key.pem. The .pem file is now ready to use.


Creating a .pem with the Private Key , Intermediate Certificates and Root Certificate

  1. Log into your SSLGURU account and download your Intermediate (bundle.crt) and Primary Certificates (domain.crt).
  2. Open a text editor (such as notepad) and paste the entire body of each certificate into one text file in the following order:

    1. The Private Key - domain.key (this was generated during when creating your CSR)
    2. The Primary Certificate - domain.crt
    3. The Intermediate Certificate - bundle.crt
    4. The Root Certificate - TrustedRoot.crt

    Make sure to include the beginning and end tags on each certificate. The result should look like this:

    -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY----- 
    (Your Private Key: domain.key) 
    -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY----- 

    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Primary SSL certificate: domain.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 
    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Intermediate certificate: bundle.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE----- 
    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
    (Your Root certificate: TrustedRoot.crt) 
    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    Save the combined file as ssl-private-key-full.pem. The .pem file is now ready to use.


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