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Personal Digital Certificates

Locating your Personal Digital Certificates

By Operating System/Browser



Cisco VPN

  1. Open VPN Client.
  2. Click the Certificates tab.


  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Open Preferences/Options
    • Mac: From the Firefox menu, choose Preferences.
    • Windows: From the Tools menu, choose Options.
  3. Click the Advanced icon.
  4. Select the Encryption tab (or the Security tab in Firefox 1.5).
  5. Click View Certificates.
  6. Click the Your Certificates tab and expand the University of Virginia listing.

Internet Explorer (Windows only)

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. From the Tools menu, choose Internet Options.
  3. Click the Content tab.

    IE Internet Options 

  4. Click Certificates….
  5. Click the Personal tab.

    IE Certificates screenshot

Keychain Access (Mac only)

  1. Open Keychain Access (located in the Applications/Utilities folder).
  2. Click My Certificates in the Category column.

    Keychain screenshot

Microsoft Certificate Store (Windows only)

  • Microsoft Certificate Store manage certificate transactions for many applications (e.g. Internet Explorer, Cisco VPN). To access this store, use the directions listed under Internet Explorer to access the certificates stored in this location.

Safari (Mac only)

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