Enable SSL – Install SSL Certificate

You will install the SSL certificate by using the IIS Manager. Look for “Server Certificates” and double click on it.

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Click on “Import” to import an existing SSL Certificate. Leave the Certificate Store as “Personal” or “Web Hosting”, either way is fine.

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Verify that the certificate is available:

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You can also verify the SSL certificate from the MMC/Certificates snap-in (Local Computer).

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Now you can bind the “Default Web Site” to the SSL certificate for https. Right click on the “Default Web Site” and select “Edit Binding”.

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At the binding dialog, edit the https binding.

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Now, change the SSL Certificate binding dropdown to the imported SSL certificate.

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