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Requesting and viewing a certificate

You can easily request, download, and view a requested certificate using Venafi as a Service.


Be sure that the prerequisite steps have been completed before you start.


You must be an Application Admin in order to request a certificate for it.

To request a certificate

  1. In the menu bar, click New > Certificate.


  2. In the application, click Request Certificate.

  3. In the Application list, select the Application to which this certificate will be assigned.

  4. Select the Certificate Issuing Template to be used for this certificate.

  5. (Optional) Adjust the Validity Period, as needed.

  6. Copy a Certificate Signing Request into its field.

  7. Click Request Certificate.

    You'll receive a notification when the certificate is returned. Once it's added to your certificate inventory, you can view it.

To view the certificate you requested

  1. In the menu bar, click Inventory > Certificate Requests.

  2. If there are default filters set, click Clear.

  3. Click Filter and then enter a piece of information you know about the certificate (for example, its domain name or owner).

  4. Click Apply.

    The list changes to display certificates with the criteria you specified.

  5. Click a certificate's tile to see details about it.