How to configure a Web Application to use SSL on IIS

Create a self-signed certificate

In order to use SSL you need to buy a certificate. If you want to use SSL on a developer machine you can create and use a self-signed certificate. To create a self-signed certificate, use the following steps:

IIS Manager Server Certificates

Enable HTTPS on your application

Now you need to enable HTTPS protocol for your web application and use the certificate that you have created. Follow the next steps:

IIS Manager Default Website

IIS Add Website Binding

Your application is now ready to be used with HTTPS.