In this example I am backing up an SSL certificate from a Windows 2008 R2 server.
Step 1 Open Certificates Management Console
- Go to the “start menu”, then “run” then and enter “mmc”. The MMC window should open.
- Add the “certificates” snapin as shown below
- Select “computer account” and “local computer”
Step 2 Backup Certificate
Select the certificate you wish to backup and follow the wizard choosing the options below.
Specify a filename and location and you have a backup which can be used on another server if necessary.