PKI Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v2.20, by Dr. Herong Yang
Listing of Trusted Root CA in macOS
This section provides a tutorial example on how to see the list of trusted root CA (PKI Certificate Authorities) pre-installed on macOS.
As we learned earlier, the trust of an entire HTTPS Website is based on certificates of trusted root CA (PKI Certificate Authorities).
Before using the Apple browser Apple Safari on my computer to visit any HTTPS Websites, I want to see who are those trusted PKI Certificate Authorities my macOS computer.
1. Click "Launchpad > Other > Keychain Access". The Keychain Access screen shows up.
2. Click "System Roots" keychain, then "Certificates" category on the left pane. A list of all trusted root CA certificates are displayed.
Expiration Root CA 2029-01-01 AAA Certificate Services 2030-09-22 Actalis Authentication Root CA 2021-11-10 Admin-Root-CA 2030-12-31 AffirmTrust Commercial 2030-12-31 AffirmTrust Networking 2033-06-06 ANF Global Root CA 2035-02-10 Apple Root CA 2033-03-12 ApplicationCA2 Root 2031-01-01 Atos TrustedRoot 2011 2030-12-31 Autoridad de Certificacion Firmaprofesional CIF A62634068 2025-05-13 Baltimore CyberTrust Root ...
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