The Details tab provides the following information about the certificate:

  • Version. The X.509 version number.

  • Serial number. The unique serial number that the issuing certification authority (CA) assigns to the certificate. The serial number is unique for all certificates issued by a given CA.

  • Signature algorithm. The hash algorithm that the CA uses to digitally sign the certificate.

  • Issuer. Information regarding the CA that issued the certificate.

  • Valid from. The beginning date for the period in which the certificate is valid.

  • Valid to. The final date for the period in which the certificate is valid.

  • Subject. The name of the individual, computer, device, or CA to whom the certificate is issued. If the issuing CA exists on a domain member server in your enterprise, this will be a distinguished name within the enterprise. Otherwise, this may be a full name and e-mail name or other personal identifier.

  • Public key. The public key type and length associated with the certificate.

  • Thumbprint algorithm. The hash algorithm that generates a digest of data (or thumbprint) for digital signatures.

  • Thumbprint. The digest (or thumbprint) of the certificate data.

  • Friendly name. (Optional) A display name to use instead of the name in the Subject field.

  • Enhanced key usage. (Optional) The purposes for which this certificate can be used.

There are additional X.509 v3 extensions that can be used in a certificate. If they are present, they will be displayed.

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