Types of Digital Certificates


An exportable Digital Certificate is a term used for those Digital Certificates that can be installed in any computer, therefore, are not bound to be used on a single computer (like the CRT file). The file format of an Exportable Digital Certificate is PFX, which can also be called a Personal Information Exchange file.

A Computer Bound Digital Certificate are those that are delivered in a CRT file format, also known as Security Certificate files. These CRT files can only be used in the computer from which the Digital Certificate Request Process was made.

Yes. CRT files are capable of being exported and converted to the PFX file format. For the process on how to make the conversion, refer to the following file. Digital Certificate Exportation