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Selfsigned wildcard certificate in Windows

April 19, 2018

If you want to test/laborate and need a wildcard certificate (SSL-certificate) you can create a selfsigned wildcard certificate in Windows.

On the web-server (IIS):

New-SelfSignedCertificate -CertStoreLocation "Cert:\LocalMachine\My" -DnsName "*.yourdomain.net" -Subject "Whatever-Name-You-Like";

Now you can use the certificate for the https-binding. Export the certificate and import it on the client to the “Cert:\LocalMachine\Root”-store. The certificate is now cosidered secure in Chrome, Edge and IE.

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From → PowerShell, Windows

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