MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Help

To Protect a File with a Certificate

  1. From the Protect dialog, click the With Certificate button.
  2. Do one of the following:

    To select a certificate from your personal certificate store, click the Choose Certificate icon and choose a certificate for the Certificate dialog.


    To select a certificate file, click the Choose Certificate file icon and choose a certificate file from the Certificate files dialog.

  3. Click OK.

    The file is protected with the certificate.

    CAUTION: If you try to protect a file with a certificate sent to you by someone else it will prevent you from accessing your own file in future, and you will receive the following warning message:

    Note: It is a good idea to protect your private key against loss. Check with Microsoft for the best method to protect your private key.