Installing the NIU Security Certificate in IE and Chrome

The NIU Security Certificate will prevent warning messages when opening NIU web-based applications requiring authentication.

Install the certificate on each browser except Chrome. Certificates installed on IE are automatically installed on Chrome. For example, a certificate installed on Internet Explorer will not work for Firefox and vice-versa. Note that your screens may be drawn differently.

  1. Download the NIU Security Certificate: NIUCA2.der
  2. A File Download window will open.
  3. On the File Download window, select "Open this file from its current location" and then select "OK."
  4. The Certificate window will open. Select "Install Certificate..."
  5. The Certificate Import Wizard will open. Select "Next."
  6. In the Certificate Store screen, select "Place all certificates in the following store" and then select"Browse..."
  7. At the "Select Certificate Store" window, select "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" and then select "OK."
  8. At the Certificate Store screen, note that the "Certificate store:" prompt lists "Trusted Root Certification Authorities." Select "Next" to continue.
  9. At the Completing the Certificate Import Wizard screen, select "Finish."
  10. A Root Certificate Store confirmation box will appear. Select"Yes" to install the certificate.
  11. The Certificate Import Wizard will notify you that "The import was successful." Select "OK" to finish.
  12. Close and restart Internet Explorer.
  13. The security certificate is now installed.
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