Now a day applications are hosted in Azure Websites. Some web application needs a certificate for security purposes because those applications may need an API call within the application.
In this blog, I will explain in a step by step procedure to create a certificate and upload it to Azure.
The certificate contains cryptographic keys that can be used by web application for authentication, signing and other purposes and are usually considered security-sensitive.
It is very simple. Copy paste the below code in Visual Studio Command Prompt.
Makecert –r –pe –n CN="www.example.com" –b 05/10/2010 –e 12/22/2011
–eku 22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1 –ss my –sr localmachine -sky exchange –sp "Microsoft RSA SChannel Cryptographic Provider" –sy 12