SAP Passport Single Sign On Certificate Installation on IE with use of Firefox
Today i am going to create my first Document on scn community.Hope this document will be helpful for SAP experts also.
Purpose of creation of document is to install certificate on IE browser.Yesterday i searched one discussion over scn sso certificate not installed windows 8.1
For the solution i also searched lot over service marketplace & on search engines also and provided some solution but every time users getting same issue i.e
Error – Applying for an SAP Passport
The SAP Passport was not installed in your browser.
To cross check the same i also tried to import SSO certificate on IE and on this i was confident about successful SSO installation for IE on my system, but at the time of apply passport i faced same issue which users are getting.
Error – Applying for an SAP Passport (ActiveX Issue)
This issue forced me to think more on it why this is happening on, what’s wrong we did after following instructions from SAP help also as below
What ActiveX settings do I need with the Internet Explorer?
In the menu bar of the Internet Explorer choose the following path:
Set the following entries to Enable or Prompt:
How do I enable SAP Passports for Windows Vista?
Make sure that ActiveX is enabled and follow these steps:
Adding Trusted Sites to the Internet Explorer
Download and Install the Certificate
If you still encounter problems in Windows Vista, please refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932156/en-us.
How do I enable SAP Passports for Windows 7?
After following all the recommendations by SAP without any success, i followed below steps for a successful SSO certificate import on IE.
Firefox —> Options —>Advanced —-> Certificates —> View Certificates
Select the valid certificate for Backup and export or save this on system as PKCS12 files.
Supply Certificate backup password, here best is to use S-User Password or you can use any
Now you have one valid SSO certificate PKCS12 file on your system.
Next step is to import this PKCS12 file into the Internet Explorer Certificates tab .So for import please follow below steps as performed by me.
Go to Internet Options —> Content —> Certificates
Here just click on Import to browse saved PKCS12 file means SSO valid certificate.
Click on Next
and proceed with Next to install or maintain Certificate on IE and browse for the exported certificate file
On selection of Next you’ll be prompt for password to import certificate like
On password please give the password of your S-USER or which you supplied at the time of export from firefox browser.
Use Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate.
Choose Next to proceed.
and dear friends now you can get certificate as like i got under certificates tab
After all these steps you all will be able to logon through IE ,without getting any ActiveX error .
Hope this document will help experts in future as a resolution for this type of issue with IE browser.
Thanks to all for encouraging me to write this document.