Tutorials, Howtos, and other Documents
On this page you will find a number of tutorials and howtos to help you with CAcert and many other security related topics.
How to renew a certificate in Windows
How to configure MS Exchange Server 2010 with a server certificate
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How do I generate a private key and CSR using OpenSSL - usable in systems with OpenSSL (Linux, Windows,...)
How to create a client certificate in Windows (including PKCS12 backup) with the XCA utility
How to create a client certificate in Windows (including PKCS12 backup) with MMC Certificates module
How to create a client certificate in Windows (including PKCS12 backup) with command line tools
How to create a server certificate in Windows (including PKCS12 backup)
Install a certificate
How to install a CAcert certificate in Plesk picture links do not work
Tutorials from riseup.net for installing the CACert Root Certificate in Firefox, Mozilla, Safari, IE Mac, IE Windows, Thunderbird, Mozilla Mail, Apple Mail, Outlook Windows, Outlook Mac.
Sign with certificates
How to digitally sign, and add time stamp to, PDF documents in Adobe Reader
How to digitally sign an OpenOffice document: You need the signing certificate!
How to digitally sign a MS Office Word 2013 document: You need the signing certificate!
Sign in / login with a certificate
OpenWRT+OpenVPN Tutorial on how to turn a WRT54G into an OpenVPN client and/or server to secure your wifi traffic properly
See also: Technical FAQ
Misc and Todo
Root Certificate distribution through ActiveDirectory (to be linked with Alaric howto )
SVN Doc Repository - A collection of CAcert documents
Archive (obsolete tutorials)
How a Newbie gets his/her first own Client Certificate - OBSOLETE since 20190909
How to replace MD-5 signed CAcert root with the SHA256 signed CAcert root after 20161231