Monitor SSL Certificates in SCOM2012

Recently I’ve been looking around for a good solution to monitor the expiration and verification of SSL certificates. Tried to script using powershell, that’s also possible but a SCOM2012 MP is a far more better solution to keep track of all you certificates. If you’re using Windows 2003, Windows 2008 (or R2) or Windows XP/7 the best solution is to check out this MP:

http://www.systemcentercentral.com/pack-catalog/pki-certificate-verification-mp/

How to use?

  • Download and unpack the .ZIP file
  • Read Certificate MP Guide 1.0.1.20.pdf
  • Import SystemCenterCentral.Utilities.Certificates.mp
  • Import (as unsigned/unsealed MP) SystemCenterCentral.Utilities.Certificates.QuickStartOverrides.xml
  • Config the overrides of your needings
  • Check if the SSL certificates (in the personal store or elswhere) are visible:

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