NetCmdlets 2016
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Get-Certificate Cmdlet

Parameters   Output Objects   Configuration Settings  

The Get-Certificate cmdlet is used to list X.509 certificates in a certificate store.

Syntax

Get-Certificate [parameters]

Remarks

To list certificates in a store, the CertStore and CertStoreType parameters must be specified. You can also specify the CertStorePassword parameter if the store so requires it.

To get detailed information about a specific certificate in the store, do the same but also specify the Subject parameter with the full subject of the certificate you want to examine.

# List all root certificates in the user store
get-certificate -CertStore Root -CertStoreType User
# Get details about a specific root certificate
get-certificate -CertStore Root -CertStoreType User -Subject 'C=US, O=MSFT, CN=Microsoft Authenticode(tm) Root Authority'

Parameter List


The following is the full list of the parameters of the cmdlet with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

LogFileThe location of a file to which debug information is written.
CertStoreThe name of the certificate store for the client certificate.
CertStorePasswordThe password for the certificate store (if any).
CertStoreTypeThe type of certificate store for the client certificate.
ConfigSpecifies one or more configuration settings.
LogFileThe location of a file to which debug information is written.
SubjectSpecifies the subject of the certificate to get.

Output Objects


The following is the full list of the output objects returned by the cmdlet with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

CertificateThis object contains all the information about a certificate.
CertificateEntryThis object is returned for each certificate located in a store.

Configuration Settings


The following is a list of configuration settings for the cmdlet with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

CertCommentA comment to include in a saved certificate.
CertCustomExtensionCountThe number of records in the CertCustomExtension arrays.
CertCustomExtensionCritical[i]Whether or not the extension is defined as critical.
CertCustomExtensionOID[i]The ASN of the extension at index 'i'.
CertCustomExtensionValue[i]The raw value of the extension at index 'i'.
CertificateOutputFormatThe format of the certificate to save.
CertKeyLengthThe public key length for created certificates and keys.
CertKeyTypeThe types of keys created for new certificates.
CertSignatureAlgorithmThe signature algorithm used when creating certificates.
CertValidityTimeThe validity period for the certificate.
CertValidityOffsetThe number of days until the certificate becomes valid.
CSPThe Cryptographic Service Provider.
ExportedCertThe exported certificate file.
ExportFormatThe format of the exported certificate.
ImportCertActionSpecified the action to take if a matching certificate or a link to a matching certificate already exists.
KeyFormatHow the public and private key are formatted.
ReplaceKeyWhether or not to replace an existing key when creating a new key.
CodePageThe system code page used for Unicode to Multibyte translations.

 
 
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