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Installing the UW Services CA on Safari (OS X)

To install the UW Services CA Certificate on a computer with Mac OS X Versions 10.4.11 and Higher, Including Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), and the Safari browser:

  1. StepsActions
  2. Option-Click on UW Services CA Certificate (hold down the Option key and click on the blue link).
  3. In the Downloads box that appears, double-click on the uwca.crt item.
  4. The Keychain Access application will start, displaying the “Add Certificates” dialog box asking if you want to add the certificate(s) from the file “uwca.crt” to a keychain.
  5. Select the “System” keychain from the Keychain drop-down menu.
  6. Click the “OK” button.
  7. Click the “Always Trust” button to continue the installation and to trust certificates issued by the UW Services CA.
  8. Enter your administrator’s name and password and click the “OK” button, as required to make changes to the System Certificate Trust Settings.
  9. If you use Mac OS X version 10.4.11 (or newer versions of 10.4 Tiger), repeat steps 3 through 7, this time selecting the “X509Anchors” keychain at step 4 in order to add the UW CA certificate to your X509Anchors keychain. After completing steps 3 through 7 a second time, restart your computer before testing the results.