Active Directory Certificate Services is a role first made available in Windows Server 2008. Previously it was known as certificate services.

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What is the impact of upgrading Windows 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise?

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain controller, a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard domain controller, and a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. I am looking to upgrade the 2008 R2 Standard DC to ...
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certutil -ping fails with 30 seconds timeout - what to do?

The certificate store on my Win7 box is constantly hanging. Observe: C:\>1.cmd C:\>certutil -? | findstr /i ping -ping -- Ping Active Directory Certificate Services Request ...
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Protecting credentials in Desired State Configuration using certificates

I'm new to DSC and trying to figure out how to make it work for us. What I'm stuck on is how the credentials are actually protected. My current understanding is that it isn't all that great. The big ...
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New Domain Controller Cannot Enroll for KerberosAuthentication Certificate

I have an AD domain. 2003 FFL/DFL. The schema was upgraded to version 56 for Server 2012. The domain contains a mix of domain controllers from Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, and now Server ...
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Can't request computer certificate

I am using MMC with the snaping of certificates. I am requesting certificates from a brand new installation of a CA. Requesting User certificates works perfectly. Requesting Computer certificates ...
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How can I limit the SMIME capabilities from a CA without using FIM?

These instructions describe how to prevent using SMIME with weak ciphers, however it requires an expensive product from Microsoft. How can I prevent a CA from issuing SMIME certificates that permit ...
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ADCS - How can I diagnose the exact reason a certificate request was denied by a policy module?

I need to develop operational procedures to audit and understand why a specific request was rejected by an Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) Policy Module. I've attempted turning on all ...
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Fixing “server unavailable” login problems in exchange 2013 and outlook 2010

We've been facing some problems pertaining to expiring user passwords, causing "server unavailable" login problems for Outlook Outlook 2007 and 2010 clients on exchange 2013. The quick fix to this was ...
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Client side certificates in client browsers with unix server for management

We are currently running Unix dedicated servers for everything (Web cluster, database, FTP, batch, ...) except for a Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services. The sole purpose of this Windows ...
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ADCS Create a new certificate or Rename?

Just joined a new company. Apparently back last year they got rid of the old CA and restored the certificate on a new server. (2003 to 2012). I was about to renew the certificate (self signed) on the ...
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Windows Server Certificates external domain

recently setup certificate services on a windows server 2008 internal network. I setup certificate services, generated the certificate, put it in the domain's trusted certificate folder and applied ...
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How to move CertSrv from “Default Web Site” to a new site in IIS?

I have installed Active Directory Certificate services and it has created a CertSrv application under "Default Web Site" and it is accessible using http(s)://[hostname]/certsrv. I want to move ...
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Exchange Server 2013 has dependency on old PDC

I am in the process of completely upgrading a Exchange 2007 system running on server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VMs hosted on a Exchange 2008 R2 domain controller. It had all the FSMO roles on it, and it was the ...
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Unable to renew certificate in certmgr.msc in windows 2003

I am trying to renew a certificate using CertManager on Windows 2003 Server. (I have also used the certificate plug-in in MMC but its the same thing.) I am logged in with the Administrator account. ...
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Signing a Java Deployment Rule Set JAR using AD Certificate Services

I am tasked with deploying Java 7 Update 55 along with a Java Deployment Rule Set to all Active Directory Windows clients. I've managed to get a solid Java software deployment setup but I'm now ...
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Does the Windows Certification Authority support CMC Requests with CRMF Request Body?

I have a program that generates CMC certificate requests with a CRMF Request Body. When I submit this request to a certification authority running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise it always fails ...
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Windows Sub CA not issuing certificates

I set up a fresh 2-tier PKI to try and replace an old broken PKI with a CA that was no longer available. Everything seems to be working between the offline root and online issuing CAs, but now I'm ...
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Unable to request new certificate: access denied. (2008 R2)

When trying to request a new certificate for DomainControllerAuthentication from our DC designated as the CA, we keep receiving an access denied error. The following events are generated in the event ...
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Windows - Replace subject from CSR when issuing certificate

I've received a CSR from a client with a CN, but not with all the subject fields we require. According to this answer from Scott*, it should be possible to specify the final subject values when the ...
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MySQL SSL Problems

I need to configure SSL for a MySQL server. I've read all of the directions for doing self-signed certs but it's preferred that I sign and use the certs from a different CA running AD Certificate ...
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How to include all dns records and IP address of a server in automatic certificate enrollment of Microsoft AD CS?

In my company there are a lot of servers which users remotely login to them to do their duties. We have enabled computer certificate auto enrollment for them to assure secure connection. But because ...
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EFS file access problems

in my organization, i have a deadline to deploy EFS using AD CS, and i am working with a single windows server 2003 box, which is the Root CA, and is the same server responsible to certificate ...
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How do I set up an 802.1X infrastructure for use with OS X and iPads?

At my workplace I have been tasked with setting up machine certificate based 802.1X wireless authentication for our Apple devices. It seems like on the client side this will be handled by Profiles ...
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Change name of Win Server 2008 computer after CA install

I am importing an old certificate database into the new CA on a new server I'm installing. I am warned by Windows that I can't change the computer name, domain settings, etc., after installing the CA. ...
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Publishing extra AD CA CRLs for clients

I am attempting to configure Workplace Join in my Lab Environment. I have my AD CS infrastructure in place and have configured an additional CDP/CRL list with an accessible DNS name for non-domain ...
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MS CA “certutil -deleterow” not doing anything

I'm trying to cleanup old and failed certificates on my CA using certutil. I'd like to delete all failed requests prior to July 1st, 2014. I'm running the following: certutil -v -deleterow 7/1/2014 ...
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How do I set the certificate name as prompted by an Android phone in Microsoft ADCS?

When I import this SMIME test signing certificate, (password is the letter q) Android phones will come up with this screen: My goal is to import the certificate, with the right name, into the user ...
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Auto-enrollment certificate without enroll permission

I am Domain Admin of a company. We implement Active Directory Certificate Services in our company for email signature and encryption. Because we have more than 1000 users in our company, we want to ...
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Unable to download CRL from HTTP location in PKIView.msc

Have started the migration to a new PKI setup and so far everything is looking ok. The only issue I have hit is that the CDP HTTP location is "Unable to download". Looking at the URL there was a ...
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Authority Information Access local path being ignored

I have a CA set up in Server 2008 R2, and generally it is working, but I can't control the local path/filename it writes its own certificate to for the Authority Information Access publishing. Here's ...
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Temp Profile & CertificateServicesClient-AutoEnrollment

Which happens first: Creation of Temp Profile or Cert enrollment failure? Server 2008 R2 has a number of users running under a Temp profile, which is causing issues. Concurrently with their logon, ...
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WS 2008 R2 Online Responder not Responding to OCSP Requests

I'm trying to configure an Online Responder (OCSP Responder) for a Windows-based PKI (2008 R2) and I can't for the life of me get the OCSP service to validate when I check it in the Enterprise PKI ...