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You can download the Secure Computing Networks Root SSL certifcate at https://www.secure-computing.net/scn-root.crt.

MacOS X 10.4+ Install

This section will instruct you on installing and trusting the Secure Computing Networks SSL certificate tree. <ol> <li>First, download the SCN Root Certificate file.</li> <li>Once downloaded, double-click/open the file you downloaded. You should see a window such as the following: <center>Rootssl1.png</center></li> <li>Click the View Certificates button, then click the small arrow to expand the information. Our signatures are:<br /> <ul><li>MD5: 87 E8 EC E9 B6 24 9B 64 01 AF EA 13 F3 84 BF C2</li> <li>SHA1: E0 C4 5A 19 4F 91 63 E7 F1 5D 7B A3 6C 76 A5 61 BB F2 AF 51</li></ul> If these don't match, DO NOT INSTALL THE CERTIFICATE! If these do match, click OK and continue with these instructions. <li>From the drop down list, select X509Anchors. (In 10.5.x, select System instead). <center>Rootssl2.png</center></li> <li>If you're asked to authenticate as an Administrator, go ahead and do so. Editing the X509Anchors requires root/admin privileges.</li> <li>Your Keychain Access application should be open. To verify installation, select X509Anchors, and from the Category, select Certificates. Scrolling down, you should see "SCN Root Certificate Authority". <center>Rootssl3.png</center></li> <li>You can test by going to https://www.secure-computing.net. You should not be asked or warned about certificate authenticity or validation. If using Safari, you can click on the lock icon in the upper-right corner to view the site certificate. You should see a green check box indicating the certificate is valid: <center>Rootssl4.png</center></li></ol>

Windows XP/Vista IE7

Installation of the SCN Root CA certificate is fairly straight forward on Windows XP and Vista with IE7. The first trick is to get to this page.

<ol> <li>First, download the SCN Root Certificate file.</li> <li>Once downloaded, select to open the file you've downloaded. When you choose to open it, you'll be given a window such as the following: <center>Rootssl-win1.png</center></li> <li>Click the button that says Install Certificate.</li> <li>Click Next when the Certificate Import Wizard starts. <center>Rootssl-win2.png</center></li> <li>On the next page, you'll be asked to choose which certificate store to use. We want to select the second radio button, Place all certificates in the following store. <center>Rootssl-win3.png</center></li> <li>Click on the Browse button, and select Trusted Root Certificate Authorities from the list. Click OK when done. <center>Rootssl-win4.png</center></li> <li>Verify that Trusted Root Certification Authorities appears in the Certificate store box. <center>Rootssl-win5.png</center></li> <li>Click on Finish <center>Rootssl-win6.png</center></li> <li>Click on Yes when the Security Warning pops up. <center>Rootssl-win7.png</center></li> <li>At this point, you MUST restart Internet Explorer for the new changes to take effect.</li> </ol>