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Certificate search via the API

This section shows you basic information about how to programmatically search for certificates. You can uses these APIs to get specific information:

  • certificatesearch: Finds basic information about discovered certificates, for example, expired certificates.
  • certificateinstancesearch: Finds additional information about certificate instances, such as cipher suites, protocols, IP address, host, port data. A certificate instance is a webserver or device that is using a certificate to offer Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) connectivity.
  • managedcertificatesearch: Finds certificate information such as the location where a certificate is installed or provisioned.