Is a certificate the same as a public key??
A certificate contains a public key. The certificate, in addition to containing the public key, contains additional information such as issuer, what the certificate is supposed to be used for, and other types of metadata. Typically, a certificate is itself signed with a private key that verifies its authenticity.
What does public key certificate mean??
In cryptography, a public key certificate, also known as a digital certificate or identity certificate, is an electronic document used to prove the ownership of a public key.
How to find public key??
Retrieving a public key
- Go to the Cryptographic Keys page in the Cloud Console. ...
- Click the name of the key ring that contains the asymmetric key for which you want to retrieve the public key.
- Click on the name of the key for which you want to retrieve the public key.
How to extract certificate with private key??
Open the result file (private-key.pem) and copy text between and encluding --BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-- and --END CERTIFICATE-- text. Then extract the certificate file. The following command will extract the certificate from the .pfx file. You can find the certificate in file named certificate.pem.