Remove key file password
You cannot upload a custom certificate with a password-protected key file.
The process for removing the password depends on your operating system. The following examples remove the password from
Open a command console.
Navigate to the directory containing the
Copy the original key.$ cp example.com.key temp.key
Run the following command (if using an ECDSA certificate, replace
ec).$ openssl rsa -in temp.key -out example.com.key
When prompted in the console window, enter the original key password.
.zipfile and extract it.
In the command window that appears, run:$ rsa -in C:\Path\To\example.com.key -out key.pem
Enter the original key password when prompted by the openssl.exe command window.