Information about retrieving private keys for email signing and encryption


Introduction

ITĀ Help Central recommends using Purview Message Encryption to encrypt your emails rather than the method discussed in this article. Please view our overview of Purview in TechMail for information on how to get started with Purview Message Encryption.

Explanation

To obtain your private keys, you have to export the certificates from the crypto store on your computer and import them into the store of another computer. They cannot be downloaded again.