Importing Root and Server Certificates into Windows Server 2012 & 2016, for LDAP Authentication

Start MMC Session

 
  • From a command prompt, type MMC
  • Under File menu, choose Add/Remove Snap-in
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  • Highlight Certificates, click to Add
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  • Select Computer Account, and click Next
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  • Manage the Local Computer, Click Finish, then OK
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  • Manage the Local Computer, Click Finish, then OK
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Install the Root Certificate

 
  • Right-Click the Trusted Root Certificate Store, Select Import
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  • Click Next, Browse to downloaded Root Certificate, Click to Open
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  • Click Next to Import
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  • Leave default selected store, click Next
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  • Click Finish to complete, and OK once successful
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Install the LDAP Server’s .pfx Certificate

 
  • To install the .PFX Certificate: Right-Click the Personal Certificate Store, Select Import

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  • Click Next, Browse to downloaded .PFX, (Tip: make sure File Type is set to view .PFX), Click to Open
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  • Click Next to Import
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  • Enter the password provided, click Next
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  • Leave default selected store, click Next

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  • Click Finish to complete, and OK once successful
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  • Reboot the Domain Controller

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