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About the Certificates page

You are here: Device Administration > Certificate Management > Certificates.

SSL forward proxy ensures secure transmission of data between a client and a server. Before establishing a secure connection, SSL forward proxy checks certificate authority (CA) certificates to verify signatures on server certificates. For this reason, a reasonable list of trusted CA certificates is required to effectively authenticate servers.

You can perform the following tasks:

  • View the page by device certificates, certificate authorities (CA), or all.

  • Export a device certificate or CSR from the default location to a specific location in your local machine. See Export a Device Certificate Export a Device Certificate.

  • Create a device certificate or a CA. Click Create available on the upper-right corner of the Certificates page and select Device Certificates or Certificate Authority.

    For more information, see Create a Device Certificate and Add a Certificate Authority (CA).

  • View the details of a certificate. View the details of a certificate—To do this, select the certificate of which you want to view the details and follow the available options:

    • Click More and select Detailed View.

    • Right-click on the selected certificate and select Detailed View.

    • Mouse over to the left of the selected certificate and click Detailed View.

  • Edit a CA certificate. See Edit a CA Certificate.

  • Delete a certificate. See Delete a Certificate.

  • Refresh the Certificates page.

  • Search for text in a certificate table. See Search Text in the Certificates Table.

  • Filter the certificates information based on select criteria. To do this, select the filter icon at the upper-right corner of the table. The columns in the grid change to accept filter options. Type the filter options; the table displays only the data that fits the filtering criteria.

  • Show or hide columns in the Certificates table. To do this, use the Show Hide Columns icon in the upper-right corner of the page and select the options you want to show or deselect to hide options on the page.

Table 1 provides the details of the fields on the Certificates page.

Table 1: Fields on the Certificates Page




Displays the certificate name.

Certificate Chain

Displays an ordered list of certificates, containing a certificate chain name. For example, ROOT CA. This enables receiver to verify that the sender and all CA's are trustworthy.


Displays the certificate type.

Issuer Organization

Displays the details of the authority that issued the certificate.


Displays whether the status of the certificate is valid, expired, and so on.

You can also:

  1. Renew a Local Self-Signed device certificate.

  2. Re-enroll an already enrolled device certificate. See Re-Enroll a Device Certificate.

  3. Load a CA certificate. See Load CA Certificate.

  4. Re-load a CA certificate. See Reload CA Certificate.

Expiry Date

Displays certificate expiry date.

Digital Signature

Displays the digital signature associated with the certificate.