Java Control Panel - User Certificates

Q

How to view Java user-level trusted certificates using Java Control Panel?

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A

To view Java user-level trusted certificates with Java Control Panel, follow these steps:

1. Start "Java Control Panel" in "Windows Control Panel" under the "Programs" category.

2. Click "Security" tab, then "Certificates..." button. List of user-level trusted certificates shows up: Java Control Panel - Security Certificates

3. "Java Control Panel" divides certificates into 4 types:

  • Trusted Certificates - These are certificates for signed applets and applications that are trusted.
  • Secure site - These are certificates for secure sites.
  • Signer CA - These are certificates of Certificate Authorities (CAs) for Trusted Certificates; Certificate Authorities are the ones who issue the certificates to the signers of Trusted Certificates.
  • Secure site CA - These are certificates of Certificate Authorities (CAs) for secure sites; Certificate Authorities are the ones who issue the certificates for secure sites.
  • Client Authentication - These are certificates for a client to authenticate itself to a server.

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