Certificate Assistant - Create Self-Signed Certificate

Q

How to create a self-signed root certificate using Certificate Assistant on Mac computer?

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A

If you want to create a self-signed root certificate on your Mac computer, you can use the Certificate Assistant inside Keychain Access as shown in this tutorial.

1. Start Certificate Assistant inside Keychain Access as shown in the previous tutorial.

2. Select "Create a Certificate for yourself" option and click "Continue". You see the "Create Your Certificate" window.

3. Enter or select:

Name: *.fyicenter.com
Identity Type: Self Signed Root 
Certificate Type: SSL Server

4. Click "Create". You see a warning message box.

You are about to create a self-signed certificate.

A self-signed certificate does not provide the security 
guarantee of a certificate issued by a Certificate
Authority. Before your self-signed certificate is 
accepted, the recipient will be asked to confirm that 
they wish to trust and accept it.

5. Click "Continue" on the message box. You see the "Conclusion" window with a summary of the newly generated certificate.

Certificate Assistant - Self-Signed Root Certificate
Certificate Assistant - Self-Signed Root Certificate

 

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