Viewing Pre-Installed Certificates in Firefox 35

This section provides a tutorial example on how to view pre-installed certificates in Firefox 35. View certificate button is on the Encryption tab of the Advanced option page.

After reviewing the HTTPS server certificate provided by the remote Web server, I want to know how to access pre-installed root CA certificates in Firefox 35.

1. Run Firefox 35, and go to the "Tools" > "Options..." menu. The Options dialog box shows up.

2. Click the "Advanced" icon, then click the "Certificates" tab.

3. Click the "View Certificates" button. The Certificate Manager dialog box shows up.

4. Click the "Authorities" tab. A list of pre-installed trusted root CA certificates shows up.

5. Double-click "VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority - G5" The "Certificate Viewer" dialog box shows up.

Now I know to view Firefox 35 pre-installed certificates. If you click other tabs, you will see some other certificates in different categories:

The picture below shows you how to access the Certificate Manager in Firefox 35 to view pre-installed certificates:

Manage Root CA Certificates - Firefox 35
Manage Root CA Certificates in Firefox 35

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

Using HTTPS with Firefox 35

 Visiting "https" Web Site with Firefox 35

 Viewing Server Certificate in Firefox 35

 Server Certificate General Information

 Viewing Server Certificate Path in Firefox 35

 Exporting Server Certificate to File in Firefox 35

Viewing Pre-Installed Certificates in Firefox 35

 Listing of Trusted Root CA in Firefox 35

 Exporting Certificate to File from Firefox 35

 Deleting Root CA Certificates from Firefox 35

 Firefox 35 Displaying Certificate Error Page

 Adding Security Exception in Firefox 35

 Failing to Import Root CA Certificates to Firefox 35

 Certificate Trust Settings in 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 - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word 2007

 Digital Signature - 3

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

 Outdated Tutorials


 PDF Printing Version