Viewing Trusted Root CA Certificates in Chrome 40
This section provides a tutorial example on how to view trusted root CA certificates that are pre-installed in Chrome 40.
After reviewing the HTTPS server certificate by clicking the security lock icon,
I want to know how to view trusted root CA certificates that are pre-installed in Chrome 40.
1. Run Chrome 40, and go to the "Settings" after click the menu icon
on top right corner. You see the settings page showing up.
2. Click the "Show advanced settings..." link at the bottom.
3. Click the "Manage certificates..." button in the HTTPS/SSL section.
You see Certificates manager showing up.
4. Click the "Trusted Root Certificate Authorities" tab.
A list of pre-installed trusted root CA certificates shows up.
5. Double-click "GTE CyberTrust Global Root"
The "Certificate" dialog box shows up.
Now I know to view Chrome 40 pre-installed certificates.
If you click other tabs, you will see some other certificates in different
- Personal - My own certificates.
- Other People - For other people's certificates.
- Intermediate Certificate Authorities - For certificates from Intermediate CAs.
- Trusted Root Certificate Authorities - For certificates from trusted root CAs.
- Trusted Publishers - For certificates from servers that can be trusted without validation.
- Authorities - For certificates from root CAs and intermediate CAs.
- Others - For other certificates.
The picture below shows you the Certificates manager in Chrome 40
displaying pre-installed certificates:
Last update: 2015.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)
Using HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer) 10
►Using HTTPS with Chrome 40
Visiting "https" Web Site with Chrome 40
Viewing Server Certificate in Chrome 40
Viewing Server Certificate Path in Chrome 40
Exporting Server Certificate to File in Chrome 40
►Viewing Trusted Root CA Certificates in Chrome 40
Listing of Trusted Root CA in Chrome 40
Exporting Root Certificate to File from Chrome 40
Deleting Root CA Certificates from Chrome 40
Chrome 40 Shares Windows PKI with IE
Using HTTPS with Firefox 35
Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers
PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers
Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers
Certificate Stores and Certificate Console
.NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers
CAcert.org - Root CA Offering Free Certificates
PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates
Digital Signature - Microsoft Word 2007
Digital Signature - OpenOffice.org 3
S/MIME and Email Security
PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology
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