User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:45.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/45.0 Build ID: 20160925183607 Steps to reproduce: Initial point is Internet Explorer (11, but version should not matter) with some bookmarks and default settings installed client certificate (unexportable key). I want to migrate on FF ESR (checked on 45.5.0) with IE profile import. Actual results: Import procedure looks succeed (no warning messages), but incomplete. Client certificate(s) was silently skipped. Expected results: FF must check about valid (not expired) client certs and warn user about skipping them in default settings. In non-default (when key is marked exportable) it should import client certificate. Last scenario I've don't checked yet.
We don't support importing (client) certificates from IE (or any other browser). I don't think we should invest in this. I'm even skeptical I would take a patch for it, as the code would likely just bitrot and break. Dolske, thoughts?
Summary: FF should warn on skipping client certificate on profile import from internet explorer → FF should be able to import (client) certificates using profile import from internet explorer
Concur. We shouldn't do this work unless there's clear data showing that there are a significant number of users using client certs (in other browsers), and that importing those certs is critical to those users having an acceptable experience when starting to use Firefox. [And then there's the technical issue of if it's even possible to do this.]
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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