Import Root CA Certificate into Mac

Q

How to import a root CA certificate into Mac computer? I have the certificate in a file.

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A

If you want to import a CA certificate into Keychain Access from a file, you can follow this tutorial.

1. Open "Launchpad > Other > Keychain Access" on your Mac computer. You see "Keychain Access" window.

2. Click "File > New Keychain..." to add a new keychain called "test".

3. Select "Certificates" in the "Category" list associated the new keychain "Test". You see an empty list of certificates.

4. Click "File > Import Items..." to browse import a certificate from a file like "GeoTrust Global CA.cer". You see the root CA certificate imported.

You can import a root CA certificate into the "System Roots" keychain in the same way.

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