Non-profit, member-based IT support for research & educational institutions

It is possible to see the CREN Root Certificate in your browser after you have downloaded it. It is also possible to verify that the certificate is valid. The way to do this is to check the fingerprints. Depending on which browser and operating system that you are using, you may see a variety of Thumbprints or Fingerprints in the browser. Some of the more popular browser and operating system combinations are listed below.

Fingerprints and Thumbprints
of the

Internet Explorer


There are step by step instructions for Internet Explorer and Netscape posted at with screen shots for easy use.

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