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Prabhat Singh 56Prabhat Singh 56 

Certificate to expire soon

I've received an email from Salesforce which says "You have one or more certificates in your Salesforce org that will expire soon." However, I cannot find any of our orgs with that ID. It is neither our production or any sandbox. Our certificates also seem fine for another year. Could this be an old org that has since been deleted?
Please suggest me the best.

SandhyaSandhya (Salesforce Developers) 

The certificate in the mail refers to a certificate for SSO. If no use is made in any case, this notification is not applicable to you.If your org uses Single Sign On or another connection (perhaps integration?) to another system that required the use of the certificate then yes - you need to create a new self-signed cert and install that on the remote system.

Please refer below links for more information on this.
Hope this helps you!

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Thanks and Regards
Naveen DhanarajNaveen Dhanaraj
Hi Prabhat Singh,
You do not have to take any action regarding to this notification.
The certificate in the mail refers to a certificate for SSO. If no use is made in any case this notification is not applicable to you. And, after conducting several tests, however, we have concluded that this does not affect any customer who do use SSO.

Check out This Links,
SFDC Expiring Certificate Notification----->
SFDC Expiring Certificate Notification---------->
Prabhat Singh 56Prabhat Singh 56
We do use SSO. Which org does this refer to, as I cannot find any org with a certificate that expires on 12 Feb 2017, or with the ID? Perhaps the email was a mistake.
(Our production certificate says it expires on 11 Jan 2018).
Matthew SoutherMatthew Souther
We don't use SSO, but we do have mysterious certificates with names similar to "SelfSignedCert_02May2016_214639" in all 4 of our orgs.  These observations led me to conclude that A) these certificates are generated by an app that's pretty commonly used.  My top suspect would be Workbench since we use it early and often.  And B) the certs aren't worth worrying about, since:
  • There are many posts describing this kind of email and yet nobody has ever mentioned having something break due to one of these certificates expiring.
  • In one of our orgs, the certificate expired in February, yet we haven't experienced any adverse effects.
Matthew SoutherMatthew Souther
For posterity: my co-worker Dylan seems to have landed on the conclusion that these "SelfSignedCert_..." certificates are generated when you activate My Domain.