Helpful Tips for Easy Certificate Management

Unless you work with certificates every day, managing them on Windows servers isn't easy. Root certificates, intermediate certificates, private keys...the list goes on.

Sometimes it can feel like you have to do brain surgery on your server to fix a certificate problem. But with this utility you can manage, troubleshoot, and fix the certificates on your server—all without opening command prompt to run special certutil commands or dig through the MMC Certificate Snap-in!

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Questions & Answers

Q: How can I tell if a certificate is really from DigiCert?
ANSWER: View the Code Signing Certificate and verify that the DigiCert Certificate Utility is really from DigiCert.
  1. After you download the DigiCert Certificate Utility for Windows, right-click DigiCertUtil.exe and click Properties.
  2. In the DigiCertUtil.exe Properties window, on the Digital Signature tab, you should see a signature from DigiCert, Inc.
  3. Select DigiCert, Inc., and then click Details.
  4. In the Digital Signature Details window, click View Certificate.
  5. The Code Signing Certificate in the DigiCert Certificate Utility should be issued to DigiCert, Inc. and issued by DigiCert.
Q: Does DigiCert offer any other certificate utilities?
ANSWER: Yes! Below are a few more free DigiCert tools:
Q: Do you plan to add more features to the utility in the future?
ANSWER: Yes! We add new functionality all the time. If you are a customer of ours and have ideas for new features, let us know. We are happy to integrate additional features into our tools.
Q: What can I do if I run into problems or have suggestions?
ANSWER: Send an email to We'd love to hear from you! Or, just pick up the phone and give us a call. Our customer support is available 24/7.

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