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10.3:Even Easier way to manager Certificates
Authored by: telos on Nov 01, '03 07:28:27PM

This is a good hint as it allows you to manage the certs very easily. However, there is a bug if you do this:
try dragging a certificate to Keychain Access, a pop-up will appear asking you which keychain you would like to add the certificate to. Now there are four options instead of the usual three: user, X509 Anchors, system, X509 Anchors. As you can see X509 Anchors appears twice!



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10.3:Even Easier way to manager Certificates
Authored by: telos on Nov 01, '03 07:37:04PM

Fw: I just want to add that Mr Sharumpe's method is the most flawless and easiest of all. The .cer file produced by option-dragging the certificate from Mail (rather than manually created .pem, .crt, etc..files) is excellent for importing into the X509 Anchors keychain. Import of other files caused problems with Mail (even freeze).

telos



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10.3:Even Easier way to manager Certificates
Authored by: andrewc on Mar 18, '04 02:16:09AM

Read carefully -- one is the keychain you added (X509Anchors) and the other is the notion of X509 Anchors (for when you haven't added this key chain directly). I would guess they keep these somewhat hidden to avoid confusion. If you look in IE on Windows, the certificates are a little overwhelming. The mac approach is cleaner since you rarely need to deal with adding a CA certificate (which is basically what the X509 Anchors represent).



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