Solved

Trusted Root CAs for Safari?

Posted on 2004-03-29
4
643 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I've posted a similar question in Browsers, but noone there was able to help.

How can I find out which SSL certificates are by default accepted in Safari?

I'm considering changing our company's SSL certifier from Verisign to someone else (anyone else gah!) but I first want to check that main browsers will all recognise the new certificates with no reconfiguring needed.  This is fine for IE and Navigator, but I wanted to check for Mac browsers - Safari in particular.

Can anyone here tell me how to check what trusted root certificate authorities Safari has?

I have run keychain access, but all I can see are the saved passwords.  Someone else suggested Edit-BuiltIn Certificates from Safari.  I can only assume that this is a joke, or else I have a different version of Safari,  because I see no such menu option.

Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:wainwra
4 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
weed earned 125 total points
ID: 10705348
They all do. A certificate isn't actually installed into Safari. It's installed into the Keychain which is referenced by Safari. A certificate is a certificate is a certificate and it doesn't matter who authorized it. The only thing to consider when choosing a certificate authority is "are they well known?" Some sites will only accept certificates from well known certificate authorities.
0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:brettmjohnson
brettmjohnson earned 125 total points
ID: 10710364
0

Featured Post

Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

Join & Write a Comment

Information security is a multi-billion dollar industry. Just as lucrative is the black market industry which trades stolen identities, credit card numbers and software exploits all over the world. Nothing is hack-proof. The best one can do is make …
This article describes in detail how to set up the iPad in the Enterprise using iPCU aka iPhone Configuration Utility.  This could also be used for the iPhone although I have not detailed out any differences. Preparation as an iPad Administrator:…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
When you create an app prototype with Adobe XD, you can insert system screens -- sharing or Control Center, for example -- with just a few clicks. This video shows you how. You can take the full course on Experts Exchange at http://bit.ly/XDcourse.

746 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now