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13.2. Certificate Management in Firefox

To manage certificates in Firefox, open the Certificate Manager.
  1. In Mozilla Firefox, open the Firefox menu and click Preferences.
    Firefox Preferences

    Figure 13.2. Firefox Preferences

  2. Open the Advanced section and choose the Certificates tab.
    Certificates Tab in Firefox

    Figure 13.3. Certificates Tab in Firefox

  3. Click View Certificates to open the Certificate Manager.
To import a CA certificate:
  1. Download and save the CA certificate to your computer.
  2. In the Certificate Manager, choose the Authorities tab and click Import.
    Importing the CA Certificate in Firefox

    Figure 13.4. Importing the CA Certificate in Firefox

  3. Select the downloaded CA certificate.
To set the certificate trust relationships:
  1. In the Certificate Manager, under the Authorities tab, select the appropriate certificate and click Edit Trust.
  2. Edit the certificate trust settings.
    Editing the Certificate Trust Settings in Firefox

    Figure 13.5. Editing the Certificate Trust Settings in Firefox

To use a personal certificate for authentication:
  1. In the Certificate Manager, under the Your Certificates tab, click Import.
    Importing a Personal Certificate for Authentication in Firefox

    Figure 13.6. Importing a Personal Certificate for Authentication in Firefox

  2. Select the required certificate from your computer.