Remove-Certificate Cmdlet

Parameters   Output Objects   Configuration Settings  

The Remove-Certificate cmdlet is used to remove an X.509 certificate from a certificate store.

Syntax

Remove-Certificate [parameters]

Remarks

To remove a certificate from a store, the CertStore and CertStoreType parameters must be specified (you can also specify the CertStorePassword parameter if the store so requires it). The Subject parameter should be specify the specific certificate to remote.

If the certificate cannot be deleted, an error is returned.

# remove a certificate from the user store
remove-certificate -CertStore MY -CertStoreType User -Subject $subject

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.
PasswordThe certificate's password.
SubjectSpecifies the subject of the certificate to remove.

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.

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.
CertExtendedKeyUsageThe extended key usage of the certificate.
CertKeyLengthThe public key length for created certificates and keys.
CertKeyTypeThe types of keys created for new certificates.
CertPublicKeyAlgorithmThe public key algorithm used when a certificate is created.
CertSignatureAlgorithmThe signature algorithm used when creating certificates.
CertSubjectAltNamesSubject Alternative Names for creating or issuing certificates.
CertUsageFlagsSets the flags indicating the usage of the created certificate.
CertValidityOffsetThe number of days until the certificate becomes valid.
CertValidityTimeThe validity period for the certificate.
CreatedKeyThe PKCS8 formatted private and public key pair created after calling CreateKey.
CSPThe Cryptographic Service Provider.
CSRKeyThe PKCS8 formatted private key to use when generating a CSR.
EncodeExportedCertWhether the certificate being exported to a string is encoded.
ImportCertActionSpecified the action to take if a matching certificate or a link to a matching certificate already exists.
JWKAlgorithmThe JWK algorithm.
JWKKeyIdThe JWK key Id.
JWKKeyOpsThe JWK intended key operations list.
JWKUseThe JWK use parameter value.
KeyFormatHow the public and private key are formatted.
LogLevelThe level of detail that is logged.
ReplaceKeyWhether or not to replace an existing key when creating a new key.
RequestSubjectAltNamesSubject Alternative Names for a Certificate Signing Request.
X509AlgorithmPublic Key Algorithm OID.
X509SignatureAlgorithmSignature Algorithm OID.
UseInternalSecurityAPITells the cmdlet whether or not to use the system security libraries or an internal implementation.

 
 
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