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TCS personal certificate

TCS personal certificates can only be issued to members of organizations that are members of IDEM and that have been enabled for the service.

IDEM Website

Service setup instructions are available for organizations belonging to the IDEM Federation


Request and renewal of personal certificates: Premium, Grid Premium and Grid Robot Name

Users can request and renew personal and personal grid certificates by connecting to the DIGICERT website. You will need to authenticate using your organization's IDEM credentials

Log in with IDEM to DIGICERT

Follow the tutorials for requesting personal certificates on Digicert

Command line code for creating a CSR:

openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -out certificateReq.csr -keyout private.key -subj "/CN=Mario Rossi"

Further istructions on certicate creation

Let's create by using the command line a PKCS12 file (.p12) starting from the certificate file just downloaded (.crt) and the private key file created before (see it on the video):

Command line code to create the PKCS12 file:

openssl pkcs12 -export -in mario_rossi.crt -inkey private.key -out mioCertificato.p12

Next, import the PKCS12 file into the preferred browser.


Openssl software is available on Linux, MAC and Windows operating systems

For Windows users is also available a special app by Digicert:





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