Binding SSL Cerificate to a Machine


  • SSL Certificate (For Testing this can be self-signed)
  • Administrator Rights
  • Command Prompt
  • IIS 7 or above


  1. Open the Certificate details and find its ThumbPrint in IIS
  2. Identify the port and IP to which the certificate to be binded
  3. Open the Command Prompt with Administrator Rights
  4. Type in the following
    netsh http add sslcert ipport=<IPtoBind>:<PortToBind> appid={12345678-db90-4b66-8b01-88f7af2e36bf} certhash=<CertificateThumbPrint>
  5. Done
  6. To remove that binding just type the following
    netsh http delete sslcert ipport=<IPtoBinded>:<PortToBinded>

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