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This section provides a tutorial example on how to view pre-installed certificates in Mozilla Firefox. 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 Mozilla Firefox.

1. Run Mozilla Firefox, 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 Mozilla Firefox 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 Mozilla Firefox to view pre-installed certificates:

Manage Root CA Certificates - Mozilla Firefox
Manage Root CA Certificates in Mozilla Firefox

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 Google Chrome

 Using HTTPS with Mozilla Firefox

 HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Windows Certificate Stores and Console

 .NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 CAcert.org - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Comodo Free Personal Certificate

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word

 Digital Signature - OpenOffice.org 3

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

Outdated Tutorials

 Outdated: Viewing Server Certificate in Chrome 40

 Outdated: Viewing Server Certificate in Firefox 35

Outdated: Viewing Pre-Installed Certificates in Firefox 35

 Outdated: Firefox 35 Displaying Certificate Error Page

 Outdated: Adding Security Exception in Firefox 35

 Outdated: Windows XP Component "Update Root Certificates"

 Outdated: Creating Certificates Console on Windows XP

 Outdated: Applying Digital Signatures with Word 2007

 OutDated: Creating a Digital ID and Sign Word Documents

 OUtdated: Viewing Digital ID Created by MS Word

 Outdated: Obtaining a Trial Digital ID from ARX CoSign

 Outdated: Viewing Digital ID Obtained from ARX CoSign

 Outdated: Windows XP Component - Removing "Update Root Certificates"

 Outdated: IE 8 Displaying Certificate Error Page

 Outdated: IE 8 Displaying Certificate Error Icon

 Outdated: Viewing Certificate Path Validation Error in IE 8

 Outdated: Importing Root Certificate from a File to IE 8

 References

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