Server Certificate General Information

This section provides a tutorial example on how to view general information of a server certificate in Mozilla Firefox.

As you can see from the previous tutorial, the General of the Certificate Viewer shows some basic information about the server certificate:

This certificate has been verified for the following uses:
 SSL Client Certificate
 SSL Server Certificate

Issued to
Common Name (CN)       *.login.yahoo.com
Organization (O)       Yahoo Holdings, Inc.
Organization Unit (OU)
Serial Number          06:51:34:66:B7:46:B9:44:A0:C6:99:7C:F5:63:A8:1D

Issued by
Common Name (CN)       DigiCert SHA2 High Assurance Server CA
Organization (O)       DigiCert Inc
Organization Unit (OU) www.digicert.com


Period of Validity
Begins On              Thursday, August 30, 2018
Expires On             Sunday, March 03, 2019

Fingerprints
SHA-256 Fingerprint    65:E6:CC:40:A8:93:69:41:E5:A4:89:48:FA:5E:FD:FF...
SHA1 Fingerprint       E0:81:F7:3F:7F:BA:D5:E7:16:97:B6:F3:E9:21:8B:F6...

See the picture below:

Server Certificate General Information
Server Certificate General Information

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

 Visiting "https" Website with Mozilla Firefox

 Viewing Server Certificate in Mozilla Firefox

Server Certificate General Information

 Viewing Server Certificate Path in Mozilla Firefox

 Exporting Server Certificate to File in Mozilla Firefox

 Viewing Pre-Installed Certificates in Mozilla Firefox

 Listing of Trusted Root CA in Mozilla Firefox

 Exporting Certificate to File from Mozilla Firefox

 Deleting Root CA Certificates from Mozilla Firefox

 Mozilla Firefox Displaying Certificate Error Page

 Adding Security Exception in Mozilla Firefox

 Failing to Import Root CA Certificates to Mozilla Firefox

 Certificate Trust Settings in 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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