To manage certificates for a computer


Log on to the system as an administrator.


Click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then click OK.


On the File menu, click Add/Remove Snap-in, and then click Add.


Under Snap-in, double-click Certificates, click Computer account, and then click Next.


Do one of the following:

To manage certificates for the local computer, click Local computer, and then click Finish.

To manage certificates for a remote computer, click Another computer and type the name of the computer, or click Browse to select the computer name, and then click Finish.


Click Close.

Certificates (Computer Name) appears on the list of selected snap-ins for the new console.


If you have no more snap-ins to add to the console, click OK.


To save this console, on the File menu, click Save.


To manage certificates for another computer, you can either create another instance of Certificates in the console, or right-click Certificates (Computer Name) and click Connect to Another Computer.

For more information on creating and using MMC consoles, on the Help menu, click Help Topics.

Related Topics

Manage certificates for a service

Manage certificates for your user account

Starting the Certificates snap-in

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