Select an SSL Certificate

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Select a server certificate when you use SSL encryption for connections between the FTP server and a client. Server certificates enable users to confirm the identity of the server before transmitting confidential or personal data.

To select an FTP SSL certificate

  1. Open IIS Manager.

  2. In the Connections pane, select the server node.

  3. In Features View, double-click FTP SSL Settings.

  4. From the SSL Certificate list, select the certificate that you want to use for connections to the FTP server.


To add certificates to the server, use the Server Certificates feature in IIS Manager.

  1. Optionally, click View to open the Certificate dialog box and verify information about the selected certificate.

  2. In the Actions pane, click Apply.

See Also


Configuring FTP SSL Settings