Create a Certificate Snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC)

Problem

How can I create a Certificate Snap-in for the Microsoft Management Console (MMC)?

Resolution

To create a Certificate Snap-in in the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) to manage your certificates, perform the follow steps: 

1.  From the Web server, click Start > Run
2.  In the text box, type mmc and click OK
3.  From the MMC menu bar, select Console (in IIS 5.0) or  File (in IIS 6.0) and Add/Remove Snap-in then click Add
4.  From the list of snap-ins, select Certificates and click Add
5.  Select Computer account and click Next
6.  Select Local computer (the computer this console is running on) and click Finish
7.  In the snap-in list window, click Close
8.  In the Add/Remove Snap-in window, click OK
9.  Save the console settings for future use

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