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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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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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 to enable LDAP over SSL/TLS in AD without installing AD Certificate Services

I am installing a Sonicwall firewall into my organization. I've connected the Sonicwall with the Active Directory domain, however now on the status page of the appliance there is a huge warning: ...
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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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Forcing Certificate Auto-Reissue

Recently, I used AD Certificate Authority to automatically issue a remote desktop certificate to each client on the local domain. After the auto-issue, I realized that I failed to properly configure ...
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Smartcard Logon: The domain specified is not available. Please try again later

I'm standing up a test lab. Using AD CS, I've deployed a smartcard logon cert to an HID Crescendo C1150. When I attempt to log on to a WIN7 workstation with the smartcard, I'm greeted with: The ...
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Find out which certificates cause a certificate revocation list check

In the course of migrating our internal CA we first the old server up and running in order to allow clients to download the CRl from the URL hardcoded in already issued certificates. Meanwhile the old ...
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Windows 2008 Cert Authority only issuing certificates for 10 days

I am trying to get a certificate for my Remote Desktop server on my AD. When I submit the request through the Certificate Authority snap in it generates a certificate that is only valid for a few days ...
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Problematic Active Directorys CA certificate

i came across one DC, which gives me RPC errors when dealing with AD Certificate Service.I can see in AD there is 2 Root CA , one is problematic. Is it safe to remove it? Or is there a procedure for ...
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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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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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How does one create a certificate request for a managed service account in Windows?

I have a managed service account which needs a certificate in its personal store for decryption. I tried opening the Certificates snap-in and pointing to the service, but when I right-click on the ...
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Server 2012, Attempted to Install Certificate Services, now Win-RM is broken

I have two exchange servers, one running Exchange 2007 and one Exchange 2010. On the Exchange 2010 I attempted to install a AD-Certificate role but after installing the role I am unable to run the ...
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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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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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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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Linux client for pki certificate auto enrollment from Windows CA

I just set up a Windows Server Certificate Authority. I would like to auto-enroll Ubuntu Linux computers for certificates. Can anyone share the available client options? I found this (old) technet ...
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How to setup digital signatures on Microsoft CA (AD-CS)?

I've been trying to research across the web on how to setup a Microsoft CA (AD-CS on Windows Server 2008 R2) in order to create a certificate for digital signatures, allowing you to digitally sign ...
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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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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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Installing Certificate Enrollment Web Service and Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service on same computer

I am referencing this MS Technet document: Setting Up Certificate Enrollment Web Services The environment is Windows Server 2008 R2. I am planning for a Certificate Enrollment Web Service and the ...
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Special considerations for a new Certificate Authority with multiple UPN suffices?

Our AD domain is foo.com, NetBIOS FOO_D1. A previous employee added a second UPN suffix, bar.com. Our corporate identity now revolves around bar.com, such that it is used in everyone's email address. ...
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URL retrieval tool AIA Certs “Wrong Issuer” after renewal

I performed a certificate renewal and for some reason this tool is indicating that it has wrong issuer. when I click on certs from AIA it says wrong issuer Any help will be grateful, i don't have any ...
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ASA Certifiate does not match the server name

I am trying to install a certificate on my Cisco ASA 5515, It has my local windows 2012 CA as a trusted CA. The domain has also had this CA applied to their trusted root. When ever i try and connect ...
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Windows ADCS Schannel event ID 36682 on computers

I have a 2 tier PKI hierarchy which contains an offline ROOT Certificate Server ( un-joined to the domain) and Enterprise Sub CA servers. We are using EAP-TLS method for authentication to corp ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Certificate Services will not start Error Code 0x80090011 (-2146893807)

For no apparent reason that I can find our server 2008 r2 server, which is our ca service has stopped. I have tried to restart it, but when I do, it says object not found. When I check the event ...
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Windows 2008 Web Enrollment Fails The RPC server is unavailable. 0x800706ba (WIN32: 1722)

I am setting up an RA and a Subordinate CA who is also an AD. I can issue certs through certutil and the mmc snap-in with no problem. But when I try using Web Enrollment in the RA, it fails saying ...