How to Get and Use a Personal Digital Certificate

Digital certificates are commonly used for signing and/or encrypting e-mail messages and for electronically signing documents. UT provides digital certificates free of charge to UT faculty and staff members via the web page at

Comprehensive documentation about these digital certificates can be found on the UT wiki at

If you need help setting up and using your personal digital certificates contact the CNS Help Desk at (UT EID login required).

Written by Eric Rostetter, Senior System Administrator
Questions or comments? The best and easiest way to contact us is via the CNS Help Desk form.

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