[Openswan dev] ANNOUNCE: certimport.exe, a tool to import PKCS12 certs withoutuser interaction

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon May 24 11:56:45 CEST 2004

Xelerance announces the availability of "certimport.exe".

certimport.exe: A tool to properly insert PKCS12 certificates into the Windows Registry
without any user interaction.

We have released a Windows tool that will properly insert a PKCS12 (.p12) file into
the Windows registry. No mouseclicks or other user action is needed for the certificate
to properly load. Certimport is released under the GNU Public Licence.

Certimport is based on Keith Brown's pfxMachineImport. Thanks to Joost Kraaijeveld for 
the fix of putting the Root CA and user Certificates into the proper stores.

Certimport can be downloaded from:


It will also soon be available through the website.

This is a first release. We intend to add more functionality later, such as a file 

Paul Wouters
ps. You might even be able to use it by setting the proper mime/type for .p12 so that
double clicking any certificate will work, though this has been untested.

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