Export keys and certificates

TrustedFile automatically generates keys and certificates in the X.509 standard. You can export a key or certificate in the following standards:

  • PGP Public Keyring (.asc format)
  • PGP Secret Keyring and Public Keyring (.asc format)
  • X.509 Certificate (.der format)

To export a key or certificate:

  1. On the Keys/Certificates window, click the Import/Export tab.
  2. Click Export Keys .
  3. Under Existing Keys/Certificates , select the key or certificate to export and click Export Key/Cert.
  4. From the Export as drop-down list, select the key or certificate standard.
  5. Click Browse to select the exported file location.
  6. Enter the password for the file and click Export.
    Note:
    This password is used to open the file.

Under System message one of the following messages display:

  • If successful: Key exported to file path
  • If unsuccessful: Exporting file failed because reason

TrustedFile exports keys and certificates with the following file names.

Key/certificate standard Exported file name

PGP Public Keyring

useridpacket_pub.asc

PGP Secret Keyring and Public Keyring

useridpacket_sec.asc and useridpacket_pub.asc

X.509 Certificate

certificate alias. der

 

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