How to extract the certificate from a PFX file


Sometimes you receive a PFX file, which is a file that bundles both certificate and private key of a SSL certificate. Here's how to extract the certificate.

Published on August 10, 2022 · 1 minute read

For this we need the openssl command line tool. Using the following command you can extract the certificate from a PFX file:

openssl pkcs12 -in pfx-file.pfx -nokeys -out certificate-file.pem

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