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    Phone: 972-883-6810
    Fax: 972-883-6865
Physical Location
    Research and Operations
    Center (ROC)
Mail Station: ROC43

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Digital Certificates: How to Install your Digital IDs into Thunderbird on a Mac

  1. Open Thunderbird
  2. Click Tools-Account Settings
  3. Click Security. If you have multiple email accounts attached to Thunderbird, you will need to repeat these steps for each account that you wish to use to send/receive digitally signed and/or encrypted mail.
  4. Click the View Certificates button to bring up the certifcates manager.

  5. Click the Import button

  6. Navigate to where you saved your certificate file and select your certificate file
  7. Enter the PIN you set when you downloaded your certificate.

  8. You should see the following success message when your certificate is installed.

  9. Click the Select button under Digital Signing.

  10. Click on the Certificate drop down box and select your certificate. You may only see one certificate listed.
  11. Click Ok

  12. Thunderbird should ask you if you want to use the same certificate to encrypt and decrypt messages sent to you. Click the Yes button

  13. Click Ok
  14. Publish certificates to the Global Address List (GAL)
  15. Congratulations!  Now you're ready to sign and encrypt email.