Exporting Root Certificate to File from Google Chrome

This section provides a tutorial example on how to export a trusted root CA certificate pre-installed in Google Chrome into a certificate file in Base-64 encoded X.509 format.

In previous tutorial, we learned how to access certificates pre-installed in Chrome. Now let's see if we can export a certificate out of Chrome.

1. Repeat steps listed in the previous tutorial until you see the Certificate Manager dialog box.

2. Go to the "Trusted Root Certificate Authorities" tab and select "VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority - G5".

3. Click "Export..." button. The Certificate Export Wizard dialog box shows up.

4. Click "Next" and select "Base-64 encoded X.509 (.CER)" format.

5. Click "Next" and enter a file name: \temp\VeriSign_Root_CA.cer.

6. Click the "Next" button, then "Finish" button. The selected certificate will be exported into the specified file.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

 Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

Using HTTPS with Google Chrome

 Visiting "https" Website with Google Chrome

 Viewing Server Certificate in Google Chrome

 Viewing Server Certificate Path in Google Chrome

 Exporting Server Certificate to File in Google Chrome

 Viewing Trusted Root CA Certificates in Google Chrome

 Listing of Trusted Root CA in Google Chrome

Exporting Root Certificate to File from Google Chrome

 Deleting Root CA Certificates from Google Chrome

 Google Chrome Shares Windows PKI with IE

 Using HTTPS with Mozilla Firefox

 HTTPS with Microsoft Edge

 Using HTTPS with Apple Safari

 HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

 Android and Server Certificate

 iPhone and Server Certificate

 Windows Certificate Stores and Console

 RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and Server Certificate

 macOS Certificate Stores and Keychain Access

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 .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 Outdated Tutorials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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