Removing old certificate in preparation for a new one

Follow carefully these steps in preparation for a new certificate request and  installation

  1. Remove your old certificate from your browser. Most of the new certification authorities (CAs) install the new certificate directly in the browser from which you do the request;
  2. On the computer(s) you use to do 'alien-token-init from:
  • Remove the .pem files from $HOME/.globus. You will need to create new set with from your new certificate; 
  • Remove /tmp/x509up_* - these are temporaty proxy certificates created from the .pem keypair and may interfere with the new certificate.

     3. To create a new .pem keypair once you have your new certificate, follow the instructions published here