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Thawte Primary Root CA

Certificate used by Thawte in the certification chain linked to Thawte Premium Server CA for compatibility with browsers matters. A self-signed version exists (root), see Thawte Primary Root CA (self-signed). Introduced in 2008 for EV certificates and in 2010 for Standard and Wildcard certificates.

You can use the text version here under or download it here.

Its CRL is available here: http://crl.thawte.com/ThawtePCA.crl

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----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-----END CERTIFICATE-----
Certificate:
Data:
        Version: 3 (0x2)
        Serial Number:
            5f:a6:be:80:b6:86:c6:2f:01:ed:0c:ab:b1:96:a1:05
        Signature Algorithm: sha1WithRSAEncryption
        Issuer: C=ZA, ST=Western Cape, L=Cape Town, O=Thawte Consulting cc, OU=Certification Services Division, CN=Thawte Premium Server CA/emailAddress=premium-server@thawte.com
        Validity
            Not Before: Nov 17 00:00:00 2006 GMT
            Not After : Dec 30 23:59:59 2020 GMT
        Subject: C=US, O=thawte, Inc., OU=Certification Services Division, OU=(c) 2006 thawte, Inc. - For authorized use only, CN=thawte Primary Root CA
        Subject Public Key Info:
            Public Key Algorithm: rsaEncryption
            RSA Public Key: (2048 bit)
                Modulus (2048 bit):
                    00:ac:a0:f0:fb:80:59:d4:9c:c7:a4:cf:9d:a1:59:
                    73:09:10:45:0c:0d:2c:6e:68:f1:6c:5b:48:68:49:
                    59:37:fc:0b:33:19:c2:77:7f:cc:10:2d:95:34:1c:
                    e6:eb:4d:09:a7:1c:d2:b8:c9:97:36:02:b7:89:d4:
                    24:5f:06:c0:cc:44:94:94:8d:02:62:6f:eb:5a:dd:
                    11:8d:28:9a:5c:84:90:10:7a:0d:bd:74:66:2f:6a:
                    38:a0:e2:d5:54:44:eb:1d:07:9f:07:ba:6f:ee:e9:
                    fd:4e:0b:29:f5:3e:84:a0:01:f1:9c:ab:f8:1c:7e:
                    89:a4:e8:a1:d8:71:65:0d:a3:51:7b:ee:bc:d2:22:
                    60:0d:b9:5b:9d:df:ba:fc:51:5b:0b:af:98:b2:e9:
                    2e:e9:04:e8:62:87:de:2b:c8:d7:4e:c1:4c:64:1e:
                    dd:cf:87:58:ba:4a:4f:ca:68:07:1d:1c:9d:4a:c6:
                    d5:2f:91:cc:7c:71:72:1c:c5:c0:67:eb:32:fd:c9:
                    92:5c:94:da:85:c0:9b:bf:53:7d:2b:09:f4:8c:9d:
                    91:1f:97:6a:52:cb:de:09:36:a4:77:d8:7b:87:50:
                    44:d5:3e:6e:29:69:fb:39:49:26:1e:09:a5:80:7b:
                    40:2d:eb:e8:27:85:c9:fe:61:fd:7e:e6:7c:97:1d:
                    d5:9d
                Exponent: 65537 (0x10001)
        X509v3 extensions:
            X509v3 Basic Constraints: critical
                CA:TRUE
            X509v3 Certificate Policies:
                Policy: X509v3 Any Policy
                  CPS: https://www.thawte.com/cps

            X509v3 Key Usage: critical
                Certificate Sign, CRL Sign
            X509v3 Subject Key Identifier:
                7B:5B:45:CF:AF:CE:CB:7A:FD:31:92:1A:6A:B6:F3:46:EB:57:48:50
            X509v3 CRL Distribution Points:
                URI:http://crl.thawte.com/ThawtePremiumServerCA.crl

            X509v3 Extended Key Usage:
                Netscape Server Gated Crypto, 2.16.840.1.113733.1.8.1
            X509v3 Authority Key Identifier:
                DirName:/C=ZA/ST=Western Cape/L=Cape Town/O=Thawte Consulting cc/OU=Certification Services Division/CN=Thawte Premium Server CA/emailAddress=premium-server@thawte.com
                serial:01

    Signature Algorithm: sha1WithRSAEncryption
        2b:ca:12:c9:dd:d7:cc:63:1c:9b:31:35:4a:dd:e4:b7:f6:9d:
        d1:a4:fb:1e:f8:47:f9:ae:07:8e:0d:58:12:fb:da:ed:b5:cc:
        33:e5:97:68:47:61:42:d5:66:a9:6e:1e:47:bf:85:db:7d:58:
        d1:77:5a:cc:90:61:98:9a:29:f5:9d:b1:cf:b8:dc:f3:7b:80:
        47:48:d1:7d:f4:68:8c:c4:41:cb:b4:e9:fd:f0:23:e0:b1:9b:
        76:2a:6d:28:56:a3:8c:cd:e9:ec:21:00:71:f0:5f:dd:50:a5:
        69:42:1b:83:11:5d:84:28:d3:27:ae:ec:2a:ab:2f:60:42:c5:
        c4:78

A self-signed version expiring on 2036 exists . It causes issues with Microsoft servers. See Disable Thawte PCA (2036) root.

Nota: This intermediate is used in java 1.4 and on some versions of java 6. All versions of java released later presents the Thawte Primary Root CA root that will expire on 2036-07-17.