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
- Your Certificates - For my own certificates.
- People - For other people's certificates.
- Servers - For certificates from non CAs.
- Authorities - For certificates from root CAs and intermediate CAs.
- Others - For other certificates.
The picture below shows you how to access the Certificate Manager in Firefox 35
to view 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
►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
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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