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I'm looking at the properties of my Remote Desktop Gateway. It has warning that there is not security certificate. I'm assume it vaporized when the machine rebooted (expired). Luckily I was able to sneak in with a remote Putty/serial connection and install VNC =)

When I click on "create self signed certificate" from the properties panel, it says

not able to create self signed certificate. The following error occurred -2147024891

At first this seems like permissions, but i created a directory with Everyone rw. Any way to resolve this? What could be causing the error?

  • Logged in as Administrator
  • Windows Server 2012


Just tried to create a cert in IIS... "Permission Denied" error. But in IIS, there is not an option for cer file location.

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