Windows Certificate Stores and Console

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on certificate stores and certificate console on Windows systems. Topics include creating an MMC (Microsoft Management Console) snap-in, certificate console; using certificate console to export certificate list; using certificate store to view, export, delete, import and disable certificates.

Microsoft Management Console (MMC)

Creating Certificate Console as a MMC Snap-In

Exporting a List of Root CA Certificates

Viewing Certificate Properties and Purposes

Exporting a Root CA Certificate to a File

Deleting a Root CA Certificate

Importing a Root CA Certificate from a File

Dispabling a Root CA Certificate

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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 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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