Importing Recovered Keys into Microsoft Windows & Internet Explorer
Note: Per DoD PKI Policy, PKCS#12 files are never retained on the computer in an unencrypted form. Personnel receiving PKCS#12 files are advised to immediately remove the file from the file system once the keys have been imported into the user’s cryptographic module.
Steps to Recover CAC
Private Email Encryption Keys
The following slides identify steps to recover private
encryption keys, escrowed by DISA, from CACs that
do not have the “Auto Key Recovery” functionality
U.S. Army Materiel Command |
You must use Firefox or Chrome to recover keys. Internet
Explorer does not seem to work consistently.
These are the Automatic Key Recovery URLs. They can only be accessed from the .mil
TLS 1.1 and 1.2 MUST be enabled
Note: The URL addresses shown above are case sensitive
When you go to this link, you must identify yourself with PKI credentials. Use ONLY
your identity certificate!