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How To: Bulk Export/Import Certificates from Entrust

APPLIES TO: All Versions

SUMMARY:

This article covers the steps required to bulk export certificates from Entrust, followed by the instructions necessary to import those certificates into the Venafi Trust Protection Platform database. This will leverage the Venafi Server Agent’s ability to discover and upload certificates into the TPP database.

NOTE: For the purposes of the instructions in this article, it is assumed that you have the necessary credentials to access Entrust Certificate Services.

OVERVIEW

The bulk import process follows these high-level steps. Details for each step are documented below.

  1. Export certificates from Entrust Certificate Services
  2. Import certificates into Venafi Trust Protection Platform using Venafi Server Agent

EXPORT CERTIFICATES FROM ENTRUST CERTIFICATE SERVICES

From a browser, access Entrust Certificate Services using the following URL:

https://managed.entrust.net/  

From the Certificate Services home screen, ensure you are on the ECS Certificates tab. From there, click the stacked line icon in the upper-left corner of the screen and click the Select all records option.

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On the right side of the menu, click the Export Certificates option. This will download a zip file containing all of your certificates.

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After a few moments, your download will complete. Unzip the file and save the resultant directory to the system which will be scanned using the Venafi Server Agent.

IMPORT CERTIFICATES INTO VENAFI TRUST PROTECTION PLATFORM USING VENAFI SERVER AGENT

This process leverages the Venafi Server Agent’s ability to discover and upload certificates into the TPP database.  This process also properly prevents any attempt to import ‘duplicate’ certificates into the database. For instructions on performing a bulk import into TPP, please use the following link:

https://support.venafi.com/hc/en-us/articles/224586287-Bulk-Import-Certificates-to-TPP

For instructions on how to import bulk certificates on versions prior to 17.2, use the link below:

https://support.venafi.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000676312-Bulk-Import-Certificates-to-TPP-Prior-to-17-2-

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