How to get the certificate's start and expiry date using PowerShell?

Updated on 18-Mar-2021 07:38:44

How to install a certificate to the certificate store using PowerShell?

Updated on 18-Mar-2021 07:33:58
To install the certificate using PowerShell, we need to use the Import-Certificate command. For example, we have a certificate stored at the location C:\temp\Mycert.cer and we need to install it in the Personal store of the local machine.ExampleImport-Certificate -FilePath C:\Temp\Mycert.cer     -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\My\You can also use the below method.PS C:\> Set-Location Cert:\LocalMachine\My\ PS Cert:\LocalMachine\My\> Import-Certificate -FilePath C:\Temp\Mycert.cerTo install a certificate on the remote computer, use the Invoke-Command method.SyntaxInvoke-Command -ComputerName  RemoteServer1 -ScriptBlock {Import-Certificate -FilePath C:\Temp\Mycert.cer     -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\My\ }The above command will install the certificate on RemoteServer1 from the path C:\temp of the remote server to the personal store of the remote machine.Read More

How to Export a certificate from a certificate store using PowerShell?

Updated on 18-Mar-2021 07:33:34
To export or download a certificate from the certificate store using PowerShell, we need to use the command Export-Certificate.First, you need to get the certificate details from the store. If you know the thumbprint, you can directly get the certificate details using the thumbprint and then use that details to export the certificate.Example$cert = (Get-ChildItem Cert:\LocalMachine\My\43E6035D120EBE9ECE8100E8F38B85A9F) Export-Certificate -Cert$cert -Type CERT -FilePath C:\Temp\Mycert.cerIn the above example, we are exporting the certificate from the LocalMachine -> Personal Store. You can choose a different path. Here, the certificate would be exported to the C:\temp\MyCert.cer. You can use the different types like P7B, SST to export the certificate. Alternatively, you ... Read More

How to create a self-signed certificate using PowerShell?

Updated on 18-Mar-2021 07:33:12
To create a self-signed certificate there are various methods like OpenSSL, IIS, PowerShell, etc. Here, we will see how we can create a self-signed certificate with PowerShell.To create a self-signed certificate with PowerShell, we need to use the New-SelfSignedCertificate command. When you create a self-signed certificate manually, you need to give few properties like DNSName, FriendlyName, Certificate start date, expiry date, Subject, a path of the certificate. Similarly, you can use those properties for this command to create it. Not all properties are mandatory.ExampleNew-SelfSignedCertificate     -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\My     -DnsName "testdomain.local" -VerboseOutputPSParentPath: Microsoft.PowerShell.Security\Certificate::LocalMachine\My Thumbprint             ... Read More

How to create a dummy file of any size with PowerShell?

Updated on 18-Mar-2021 07:32:51
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