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SSL Certificate Scanner

Version: 14.0

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About SSL Certificate Scanner

SSL Certificate Scanner is the FREE SSL certificate scanner tool which can remotely scan, retrieve and validate the SSL certificate from any host either on the intranet or internet.

It can also help you to track expired/rogue/vulnerable SSL certificates in your network.

You can either enter the IP address or name of the host such as It supports both HTTPS (port 443) as well as LDAPS (port 636) service for scanning SSL certificate.

It also performs automatic SSL Certificate Threat Analysis to find out Vulnerable, Suspicious, Expiring Soon/Expired Certificates and also displays in different Color formats to help you quickly identify the good & bad ones.

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SSL Certificate Scanner works on wide range of platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 11.

  • Remotely scan SSL certificate on any host within the intranet or internet.
  • Scan by using hostname ( etc) or IP address of the host
  • Support for scanning HTTPS or LDAPS based SSL services
  • Performs SSL Security Analysis to find Expired/Expiring Soon/Vulnerable Certificates
  • SSL SNI Support to help scan domains/websites hosted on shared IP address
  • Supports All Certificates - detects over 300+ types of new SSL ciher suites/certificates
  • Quick menu option to perform detailed SSL certificate analysis online
  • Multi-colored report for quick identification of Good & Bad certificates
  • Right click context menu to visit website, view certificate & to quickly copy various fields
  •  For each SSL Certificate, it displays following information
    • Host Address
    • Host Name
    • Certificate Issuer Name
    • Certificate Subject Name
    • Issue Date
    • Expirty Date
    • Signature Algorithm
    • Serial Number
    • Validation Status
  • Generate SSL Scan report in HTML,XML or Text file format
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Installation & Uninstallation
Though SSL Certificate Scanner is a Portable tool, it comes with Installer so that you can install it locally on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizard which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\SSLCertScanner

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\SSLCertScanner
How to Use?
SSL Certificate Scanner is a standalone tool and can be run directly from any system.

Here are brief usage instructions,

  • Launch SSL Certificate Scanner on your system
  • Enter the host name or IP address of the host.
  • Finally click on 'Start SSL Scan' to begin the scan.
  • On starting scan, it scans the specified host and displays all details from SSL certificate as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Now you can double click on the certificate entry or click on 'View Cert' to view the complete certificate.
  • Finally you can generate detailed scan report in HTML format by clicking on Report button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
 Screenshot 1: SSL Certificate Scanner showing all the scanned host list along with validation results.
SSL Certificate Scanner in action
Screenshot 2: Detailed HTML Scan report generated by SSL Certificate Scanner
SSL Certificate Scanner showing Certificate
Release History
Version 14.0 :  1st Jun 2022
Mega 2022 release supporting new Windows 11 platform. Now displays Certificate Serial Number in the list & all reports. Fine tuned Timeout values for high speed scan. Updated with latest SSL/TLS Cipher Suites. Fixed receive buffer size issue with ssl certificate retrieval.
Version 13.0 :  21st Aug 2020
Major release with important update for SSL certificate retrieval from TLS v1.2 server. Also enhanced and enlarged GUI interface.
Version 12.0 :  21st Jan 2020
Mega 2020 edition with display of certificate organization, improved SSL scan report and few bug fixes.
Version 11.5 :  17th Oct 2019
Fixed issue with longer SSL certificate expiry date.
Version 11.0 :  9th Aug 2019
Release includes major improvements in SSL certificate scanning features and enhanced HTML report
Version 10.5 :  21st Feb 2019
Major release with support for SSL certificate retrieval from older TLS 1.0 or 1.1 based SSL servers.
Version 10.0 :  1st Dec 2018
Mega 2019 Edition with support for 200+ new SSL certificates, Scan Domain with SNI feature, perform online SSL analysis & many more enhancements.
Version 9.6 :  14th Oct 2018
Fixed few minor bugs.
Version 9.5 :  4th Sep 2018
Release includes SSL Scanning performance & GUI improvements.
Version 9.0 :  22nd Jan 2018
Major 2018 Release with mega features like SSL Certificate Threat Analysis, Color based Display, Addition of Host Name, Issuer Name, Signature etc to List, Right click context menu, Improved SSL Scan Report.
Version 8.0 :  30th Jun 2017
Mega 2017 edition supporting 130+ Cipher Suites
Version 7.5 :  10th Dec 2016
Major release feauring new GUI enhancements. Also integrated new installer for simple installation & un-installation.
Version 7.0 :  29th May 2016
Mega 2016 release with support for new Windows 10 version. Also improved GUI interface with new banner and icon.
Version 6.0 :  19th Aug 2013
Generate SSL Certificate Scanner Report in XML and TEXT format (in addition to HTML)
Version 5.5 :  21st May 2013
Support for generating SSL Certificate Scanner report in HTML format.
Version 5.0 :  28th Jan 2013
Minor performance improvements. Fixed the screen refresh problem after the application gets in the background.
Version 4.5 :  18th Nov 2012
Added feature to automatically remember and restore user settings.
Version 4.0 :  18th Aug 2012
Right click context menu to quickly copy the scanned certificate information. Minor UI improvements.
Version 3.5 :  30th Mar 2012
Displays SSL Port number in the scanner SSL certificate list. Few minor UI changes and bug fixes.
Version 3.0 :  15th Feb 2012
Now you can manually specify the SSL Port number. Useful when your SSL service is running on non-standard port. Displays message box on completion. Improved banner.
Version 2.5 :  12th July 2011
Added support for entering hostname as well as IP address. Now you can view the certificate by clicking on 'view cert' button or simply double clicking on the certificate entry.
Version 2.0 :  12th Dec 2010
Updated information about Enterprise Edition, Fixed few bugs.
Version 1.5 :  12th Nov 2010
Integrated 'Setup Wizard' for smooth local Installation and Uninstallation. Auto Update Feature to check for new versions.
Version 1.0 :  12th May 2010
First public release of SSL Certificate Scanner.
FREE Download SSL Certificate Scanner v14.0

License: Freeware
Platform: Windows 11,10,8,7,Vista,XP (32-bit/64-bit)


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