Configure Certificates

Applies To: Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0, Windows Server 2012

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Displays the Subject friendly name. Depending on how the certificate was issued, a Subject name can appear in either a common name, full distinguished name (also known as DN), or e-mail name format.


Displays information regarding the certification authority (CA) that issued this certificate.

Effective Date

Displays the start date when the issuer makes the certificate valid.

Expiration Date

Displays the date when this certificate will no longer be valid. When a certificate expires, the subject for this certificate should request a new certificate.


Click to add a new signature verification certificate that you want to use with this claims provider.


Click to view information about the signature verification certificate that is used with this claims provider.


Removes the selected certificate from the list.

For more information, see Claims Providers.