HP Open Source Security for OpenVMS Volume 2: HP SSL for OpenVMS > Chapter 3 Using the Certificate
Viewing a Certificate
The content of a certificate associates a public key with the real identity of an individual, server, or other entity (known as the subject). Information about the subject includes identifying information (the distinguished name), and the public key. It also includes the identification and signature of the certificate authority that issued the certificate, and the period of time during which the certificate is valid. The certificate might contain additional information (or extensions) as well as administrative information, such as a serial number, for the Certificate Authority's use.
To view a certificate, do the following:
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