SelfSSL does not work when generating certificates for multiple sites on the same computer

If you get a “Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage”  after generating a certificate with SelfSSL on multiple website located on the same computer you need to export them from IIS and then re-import them.

Export the Certificates

  1. Open IIS, expand ‘Web Sites’.
  2. Right click on website and select Properties.
  3. Navigate to the “Directory Security” tab and select ‘Server Certificates’.
  4. Follow the prompts to “Export the current certificate to a .pfx file”.

Note: Run the export from all the sites that have newly created certificates.

Remove the Current Certificates

  1. From within IIS, right click on website and select Properties.
  2. Navigate to the “Directory Security” tab and select ‘Server Certificates’.
  3. Follow the prompts to “Replace the current certificate”.

Note: Remove the certificate from all the sites that have newly created certificates.

Import the exported Certificate

  1. From within IIS, right click on website and select Properties.
  2. Navigate to the “Directory Security” tab and select ‘Server Certificates’.
  3. Follow the prompts to “Import a certificate from a .pfx file”.

Note: Do this for all certificates exported above.

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