Configure Certificate

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

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Displays the friendly name of the subject. Depending on how the certificate was issued, a subject name can appear in either a common name, fully 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 made 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.


Removes the selected certificate from the configuration for this relying party. If you configure the relying party without a certificate, claims that are sent to it will not be encrypted.


Click to view information about the certificate that is associated with this relying party.


Click to browse for a new certificate that you want to use with this relying party.

For more information, see Relying Parties.