Note: this is NOT the password for the pfx file that has been handed out to you! The master password should be chosen by you.
5. Set the master password and click "OK"
6. Enter the pfx password and click "OK" you are now asked for the password of the password protected pfx file. This is the password that was given to you via an SMS Text message or in some other way.
Now that you have installed a certificate and private key, you are able to receive encrypted email.
[The following steps are only required if you want to send encrypted email]
Trust the imported certificate The certificate with the private key and the root and intermediate certificates have now been installed. You should now manually trust the root certificate because it is not automatically trusted. You first need to find out which root you need to trust.
1. Open "Your Certificates" tab on the "Certificate Manager" Open tools menu Tools → options, select the Advanced settings and open the Certificates tab, Click "View Certificates" and select the "Your Certificates" tab.
2. View certificate properties and get the name of the root Double-click the certificate you just installed. The certificate details should now be shown. The first entry in the "Certificate Hierarchy" is the root certificate. Write down the name of the root certificate. It is needed in the following steps.
3. Select the root certificate Open the "Certificate Manager" (see step 1) and select the "Authorities" tab. In the certificate list select the root certificate from step 2.
4. Trust the root certificate Click the "Edit" button and select "This certificate can identify mail users.".
Associate the certificate with your account The imported certificate must be associated with your email account.
1. Open the security settings for your Tunderbird account Open Tools → Account settings... and select the "Security" options for your account.
2. Select the signing certificate Click "Select..." for the "Digital Signing" certificate and select the certificate you just imported.
3. Select the encryption certificate Click "Select..." for the "Encryption" certificate and select the certificate you just imported.
We will now explain how to receive and send encrypted email.
Receiving signed and encrypted email
A signed and encrypted message looks as follows:
The 'lock' shows that the message was encrypted and the 'envelope' shows that the message was signed.
Sending signed and encrypted email
1. Enable encryption and signing Enable "Encrypt This Message" and "Digitally Sign This Message" from the security menu.
2. Send mail