Windows Azure - Deleting x509 Management Certificate in Azure Portal


In this article we will see how to delete an existing x509 Management certificate using the Windows Azure Management Portal.


In our earlier article we saw the step by step process of how to create a self-signed management certificate and add the certificate to the Windows Azure cloud application using the Azure Management Portal (Check the article using the link). Now we will see in this article how to delete the newly created management certificate step by step using the Windows Azure management studio.


Login to the Windows Azure portal using the below link and we will see the screen as shown below.


Provide your login credentials by clicking on the Sign in to Management Portal as highlighted in the above screen, after successful login we will redirected to a nice interface as shown in the screen below:


Click in the Hosted Services, Storage Account and CDN option of the left Menu as shown in the screen below:


Click on the Management Certificate on the left menu as shown in the screen below.


We can see the list of installed Management certificate, we can see the one which we created in our earlier article as shown in the screen below:


Select the certificate which we need to delete and we can see a button (Delete Certificate) at the top left menu as shown in the screen below.

Clicking on the Delete Certificate button will pop up a confirmation window asking for the action to proceed further as shown in the screen below.


Clicking on Yes will start deleting the certificate and we can see the progress as highlighted in the screen below.


Once the process has completed we will see the certificate has been removed and the list is empty as shown in the screen below.



So in this article we have seen how to delete the Management certificate from the Azure portal step by step.