On this page we describe how to download and run CertAlert for the first time. If you have any questions at all about running CertAlert please email email@example.com and we will get CertAlert up and running for you in no time. So please don't hesitate to contact us, we love hearing from our users.
Unzip the downloaded file (e.g., the downloaded file certalert-2014-05-11.zip) into its own folder. The easiest way to do this is to right-click on the file and then choose Extract All...
From Windows explorer, move your cursor over the target folder (e.g., certalert-2014-05-11), then shift-right-click and pick the “open command window here” option from the pop-up
At the command prompt, type
CertAlert and press return. CertAlert will check a list of public servers (see the
Note that unless you have a CertCentre account and have configured CertAlert to use it, your results will not be sent to CertCentre.