Check in Key System Certificates

You can check in a key system certificate from the Administration menu.

Before you begin, save the key system certificate to a file on your local computer. Check in the private part of the CA-signed certificates into the Key system certificates of Sterling B2B Integrator.

To check in a key system certificate:

  1. Choose one of the following options:
    • If you use Sterling B2B Integrator, from the Administration Menu, select Trading Partner > Digital Certificates > System.
    • If you use the AS2 Edition, from the AS2 Administration menu, select Certificates.
  2. Next to Key Certificate, click Go!
  3. Enter the Certificate Name.
  4. Enter the Private Key Password.
    This password is used to encrypt the private key.
  5. Enter the Filename or click Browse to select the file name of the key certificate and click Next.
  6. Select the Validate When Used option and click Next. Validation options are:
    • Validity – Verifies dates in the validity period of the certificate are still in effect. If the dates are not in effect, the certificate is not used.
    • Auth Chain – Constructs a chain of trust for certificates that are not self-signed. If a chain of trust cannot be constructed using valid certificates, the certificate is not used. If the certificate is self-signed, this option verifies only the certificate signature.
  7. Review the key certificate information.
  8. Click Finish.