A CSOS Certificate may only be activated once but may be transferred to and installed on any number of computers where CSOS orders are to be placed.
Typical reasons for transferring certificate include:
Moving a signing certificate from the computer it was activated on to a computer used for ordering
Copying a certificate from one computer used for ordering to another ordering computer
Orders are placed with multiple computers in the same store
Orders are placed with multiple wholesalers, each from a different computer
How to transfer certificates:
Important policy note: Certificates are only to be exported by the certificate owner. Assisting the owner without acquiring knowledge of the owner's password is acceptable.
1. Determine a method for transfer:
Floppy disk - if both computers have a floppy disk drive
CD/DVD - if the originating computer has a CD or DVD burner
E-mail - only if the certificate is password protected, delete E-mail once finished
Network drive - if the computers share a network with common file storage
Note: The certificate must be permanently removed from the transfer device or the transfer device must be kept in a secure location such as a safe. Please contact E-Commerce Support if you have security questions/concerns about your certificate
2. Locate the certificate on the computer it was activated (retrieved/downloaded) on. Steps for locating the certificate are in the following instructions.
3. Export/backup the certificate using the following instructions.