Create and deploy a certificate

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use the following sections to deploy an IIS self-signed server certificate on Hosted-01, to link the certificate to BranchCache, and to configure client computers to trust the certificate when Hosted-01 uses the certificate to prove its identity to client computers during the server authentication process.

  1. Install the Web Server (IIS) server role

  2. Create and export a self-signed certificate

  3. Import the BranchCache certificate on client computers

  4. Link the certificate to BranchCache