According to this article: http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/gradually-sunsetting-sha-1.html

SHA1 in SSL certificates will start reporting SSL errors to chrome browsers fairly soon. If SHA1 is still a part of your SSL chain, what expiration date range will continue to be error free for a certificate after the chrome SHA1 updates are fully released?

  • All web browsers have announced to quit their support for SHA-1 encrypted website. But I've found many website such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn are encrypted with old and less secured SHA-1 algorithm. Now I have question in my mind whether migration from SHA-1 to SHA-2 is required or not... shachecker.com/check/Facebook.com
    – Jim Walker
    Oct 29 '14 at 12:58

If I understand correctly, the phaseout is based on the post-2016 expiration date of the SHA-1. This mostly deals with certs that have been registered for a period beyond 2015. According to the way they are wording this, certs expiring in 2014/2015 should be ok and won't flag warning. According to Digicert:

  • November 2014 - SHA-1 SSL Certificates expiring any time in 2017 will show a warning in Chrome.
  • December 2014 - SHA-1 SSL Certificates expiring after June 1, 2016 will show a warning in Chrome.
  • January 2015 - SHA-1 SSL Certificates expiring any time in 2016 will show a warning in Chrome.

More info from: Digicert | GlobalSign | This Dude

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