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Godaddy SSL Certificate Not working on FireFox

Godaddy SSL Certificate was installed for a web site hosted on Windows 2003 Server.

It worked fine on Internet Explorer and Opera. But it says the Certificate in Not trusted when you enter the site with FireFox.

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The problem was Intermediate & Root Certificates of the SSL Provider was not available in the server. This can be downloaded from

http://certificates.starfieldtech.com/Repository.go

To correct the problem, do following steps

From the Start menu, select Run. Enter ‘mmc’.

Under the File menu, choose Add/Remove Snap in.

Go to Add, then from the Add Standalone Snap-in panel choose Certificates, and click Add.

Choose Computer Account and click Finish.

Close the snap-in panel, clicking OK.

This should return you to the MMC.

Before users’ browsers will trust your certificate, you must install the Root and Intermediate Certificates.

Begin by right-clicking the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder. Choose All Tasks, then choose Import. This opens the Certificate Import Wizard – Click Next.

Browse for the Root Certificate you saved and choose Next. You can download Root Certificate from

http://certificates.starfieldtech.com/repository/valicert_class2_root.crt

Click all default settings and complete the Import Wizard.

Next, right-click the Intermediate Certification Authorities folder, and go to the Import Wizard again. This time browse for the Intermediate Certificate.

Download it from

http://certificates.starfieldtech.com/repository/sf_issuing.crt

Click all default settings and complete the import Wizard.

Now go to

Star > Run > inetmgr > COMPUTERNAME > Web Sites > Yourdomain

Right click the domain and select Stop, then Start it.

Now the SSL will work with FireFox too


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