I’ve recently been playing with WSL2, and one of the things that quickly bites you, is trying to move between your Linux distribution, and the main Windows system. In this particular instance, I had a certificate that I needed to apply to the WSL system.
The process turns out to be as follows
Copy cert to
For example, say your certificate was here:
You can copy this inside the WSL:
cp /mnt/c/tmp/mycert.cer /usr/local/share/ca-certificates
Once you’ve copied it here, run the update-ca-certificates command:
If it works, your certificate will be here:
This was done on an Ubuntu distribution, but I’m not aware it would change based on that.