XIA Configuration

How to check SSL certificate expiration date in Windows

Check SSL certificates expiration dates on all Windows servers at once

Check the expiration date of SSL certificates in Windows on all your servers and workstations at once with XIA Configuration.

Screenshot showing the SSL Certificate report output in the XIA Configuration web interface
Easily expose SSL certificates that have expired or that are about to expire using our software XIA Configuration

Example: How to check SSL certificate expiration date in Windows

1. Create a Windows Machine Scan Task

Create a Windows Machine scan task in the XIA Configuration Client. Machine Certificates are scanned by default:

Screenshot showing the Machine Certificates option in the XIA Configuration Client
Scan your machine certificates

The Windows machine scan task supports NT4 and above including 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019 and 2022.

2. Scan the Windows Machines

In the XIA Configuration Client, either start a scan manually or schedule a scan.

Screenshot showing machine certificates being scanned by the XIA Configuration Client
Monitor the progress of your scan

XIA Configuration has a non-intrusive architecture with agentless data collection and PowerShell support.

3. Check SSL certificate expiration date

In the XIA Configuration Server, open the Windows machine item. Navigate to Security > Machine Certificates and select a certificate to check the expiry date.

Screenshot showing SSL certificate expiration date in the XIA Configuration web interface
View your SSL certificate expiry date in the XIA Configuration web interface

4. Run the SSL Certificate Report

Run the SSL Certificate Report to check all the SSL certificates across all the Windows machines in all your environments at once.

Screenshot showing the expiry dates of SSL certificates in the XIA Configuration web interface
View all your SSL certificate expiry dates in a XIA Configuration report

Export the report to CSV

Export the report to CSV and open it in Microsoft Excel for further analysis.

Screenshot of the SSL certificate report exported to CSV and viewed in Excel
Export the SSL certificate report output to CSV and view in Excel

SSL Certificate Data

Audit your SSL certificate data.

Show details
  • Friendly Name
  • Subject Name
  • Issued By
  • Valid From
  • Expiry Date
  • Key Usage
  • Public Key
  • Serial Number
  • Signature Algorithm
  • Thumbprint
  • Version
  • CRL Distribution Points
Screenshot of SSL certificate data in a document generated by XIA Configuration
Keep a record of your SSL certificate data in a document automatically generated by XIA Configuration

To see all the Windows settings supported by XIA Configuration, navigate up to Windows.

Generate Documentation

Use XIA Configuration to automatically generate detailed technical documentation of your Windows server including SSL certificate information. The following can be included / excluded from the exported PDF:

  • Certificate summary information
  • Certificate detailed information
  • Trusted and intermediate certification authority details
Screenshot showing trusted root certificate authorities in a document generated by XIA Configuration
Keep a record of your trusted root certificate authorities in a document automatically generated by XIA Configuration

Example Document

For example, see the Certificate Stores section in this example document.

Windows Server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration (click to open)
Windows Server documentation example generated by XIA Configuration (click to open)

For more information about Windows, please view the Windows page.

Demonstration Video

The following video demonstrates how to check SSL certificate expiration dates in Windows with XIA Configuration.

Quickly check all your SSL certificate expiration dates with XIA Configuration

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