In cryptography, a certificate authority, or certification authority, (CA) is an entity that issues digital certificates.

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Root certificate invalid on a WHM site [on hold]

I am a newbie in SSL certificates and was given the task on troubleshooting a site's WHM page that uses https but it displays an red "x" on the https section of the URL. On Google Chrome, details of ...
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Unnecessary Certificate Authority in Domain

I have an organization with a file server that is a secondary domain controller(2003 R2), an Exchange server(2008 R2), and a primary domain controller(2008 R2). We also have what used to be the ...
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OS X Not Trusting Thawte Primary Root CA - G3

We recently renewed our Nginx webserver's Thawte SSL certificate. Previously we'd been using SHA1 as the signing algorithm, but this time used SHA256 which leads to a new root certificate known as ...
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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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Unable to convert JKS keystore to Oracle Wallet using orapki

I have generated jks keystore using keytool and using the jks keystore I have csr. The same csr I have sent to Signing authority. The Signing authority have given the trusted ...
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FreeRADIUS certificate is going to expired

Recently I've created a RADIUS server (Freeradius) that authenticate with Active Directory. I follow this link to create this server: Now, when I see the "server.cnf" file into /etc/raddb/cert , I ...
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Adding OCSP and NDES into existing environment? What can be installed together?

Currently have one offline CA and one Sub Issuing CA that just has the Web Enrollment installed. Looking at also implementing NDES and OCSP. I know the web enrollment can be installed on the Issuing ...
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How can I generate a non ec private key from openssl via Windows?

I'm experiencing different behavior with an openssl from a linux host and a windows host. I have a pfx that I generated via a windows ca. I use openssl to dissect that pfx to create 3 pem files (ca ...
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Windows CA and .pfx Files

What is the proper way to obtain a certificate, ca cert, and private key (aka .pfx file) from a Windows CA via command line? The way I've been doing it is I create a request file using notepad with ...
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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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Certificate revocation check fails for non-domain guest in spite of accessible CRL

When we try to use certificates on computers that are not part of the domain, Windows complains that The revocation function was unable to check revocation because the revocation server was ...
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Difference between ca-bundle.crt and ca-bundle.trust.crt

On CentOS 6.5, in /etc/pki/tls/certs I have: ca-bundle.crt and ca-bundle.trust.crt With different file sizes. Which should I use as the trust path for nginx proxy_ssl_trusted_certificate.
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Certificate distribution and management

I am planning to setup PKI for our organization as we're fed up with all of these security warnings when using self-signed certs. I want an offline root CA and two issuing CAs and I want to set that ...
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Solution for SSL client certificates with user self service

I'm administrating a linux-based small business network. User information is centrally stored in an OpenLDAP directory. There is an existing CA which is currently used to sign server certificates. It ...
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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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How to change/remove CRL on root cert?

A few years ago we installed certificate authority onto a widnows 2003 server (CAserver1). we created a self-signed root cert, and issued certs for internal services (https, WCF services, etc). Fast ...
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Windows CA Certificate Request via Commandline

I have a non-domain PC (windows 7) attempting to obtain a cert from a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise CA. I have the root ca and crl's installed on the non-domain client. I'm working on a script that will ...
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APNS server side Entrust certificate installation process

To ensure you can continue to validate your server's connection to the Apple Push Notification service, you will need to update your push notification server with a copy of the 2048-bit root ...
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Email results of PowerShell Script

I have a powershell script that check the certificate store for expiring certificates. It will display these results within the CLI. I want to modify this script to email the results of the output in ...
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Powershell Remotely Delete PKI Certificates

I recently rebuilt my PKI and I would like to delete the certificates that were issued to all client machines across my network. Sounds like a job for Powershell! So I wrote this script to be ...
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No Certificate Templates in Certification Authority

I have installed AD Certificate Services on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition. But when I open Certification Authority snap-in, there is no Certificate Templates folder: Why? Have I missed ...
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How can I get an OID for a certificate template?

I'm using C# (or VBScript) to issue a certificate from an Enterprise CA. According to this answer, I need to specify the OID instead of the certificate name, and place it in an unexpected portion of ...
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How to install a root certificate from file

We are in the process of migrating to Exchange 2013 on Server 2012 R2, and will be using third party certificates once fully up and running. In the meantime, however, I have been asked to use a root ...
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Publish root CA and sub ca certificate to the Trusted root certificate store

I have a root CA which is standalone and I have subordinate CA which is domain joined. I recently renewed the certificate of my root CA and sub CA. How do I push these certificates in the trusted root ...
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Do I need to resign/regen a cert when moving IPs?

Are these errors related to moving a site to a new IP and keeping the same SSL CERT? Will I need to regen/sign to fix this? [Sun Jun 22 07:13:11.054280 2014] [mpm_worker:notice] [pid 2775:tid ...
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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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Windows 2012R2 seems to automatically download and install intermediate root certificates

Whilst preparing a new Windows 2012R2 server for production I needed to install a (GlobalSign Domain) SSL certificate for the website powering our application. I did this by generating a certificate ...
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The OCSP server has no status for the certificate. (Error code: sec_error_ocsp_unknown_cert)

Just set up a website (Apache/Centos) with SSL where the free cert came from startssl. I've used startssl before, and never had any problems. I have no problems accessing the site from IE and ...
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How to decide where to purchase a wildcard SSL certificate?

Recently I needed to purchase a wildcard SSL certificate (because I need to secure a number of subdomains), and when I first searched for where to buy one I was overwhelmed with the number of choices, ...
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Exchange on WP7 - 80072F0D

Last week, the self-signed certificate on our Exchange 2010 mailserver expired, so we made a new one. Everything works fine after this, except mail on Windows Phone 7. All phones are giving an error ...
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Root certificate authority works windows/linux but not mac osx - (malformed)

I have created a self-signed root certificate authority which if I install onto windows, linux, or even using the certificate store in firefox (windows/linux/macosx) will work perfectly with my ...
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SSL warning appears only to some devices

I have godaddy ssl certificate for domain.There wasn't any problems with my SSL certificate and visiting my domain(Haven't receiveed any errors), but couple times(two weeks ago) when I visited site ...
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intermediate certificate not sent by WAMP

I have a strange problem that noone can help me with. I will really appreciate any help figuring this out. I have a wamp installation running apache 2.4.4 and latest openssl (which i downloaded and ...
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Unable to install Certificate Enrolment Policy Web Service

I'm running on Windows 2k8 Enterprise edition, and when adding the Active Directory Certificate Services, I don't see the option to add the Certificate Enrolment Policy Web service in the dialog box. ...
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Does Apache needs to know about intermediate certificates for client authentication?

I have a following hierarchy of certificates. And I need to do a client authentication on Apache. . └── root (CA) - self signed ├── intermediate 1 (CA) | ├── client1 | ├── client2 ...
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Beginning a company's digital certificate infrastructure [closed]

What type of digital certificate product do I need to begin a digital security infrastructure within my company and for use by our customers (pre-trusted by chaining)? I believe I need some kind of ...
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no local computer physical store, only registry and smartcard

I'm currently encountering an issue whereby i cannot see the "local computer" physical store, under trusted root CA, when attempting to install a cert. Instead the only stores i see are "Registry" and ...
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How to change root CA certificate?

I am running an own CA for my network, just to have it installed into the browser, so that I can see if a server still has the certificate I created (vulgar: having the green lock). Of course I just ...
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Can't seem to get Apache SSL client certificate authentication working with an intermediate CA

I'm restructuring my personal CA system and trying to add an intermediate CA into the mix. I have a self-signed root CA whose certificate is imported into all appropriate browsers/OSes. I seem to be ...
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Update Root CA Certificate values (Country/location(locality)/etc)

Our Offline Root CA server was setup prior to my joining the company and has com as the country code which is invalid for several things that I'm needing to do...primarily to get clients to stop ...
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Could Certificate Authorities have been compromised by the Heartbleed bug? [closed]

OpenSSL is widely used and was affected by the Heartbleed bug for years. A lot of services were impacted and everybody is trying to recover from this bug by updating there system, generating new ...
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How should I structure my CA hierarchy?

My current setup involved a self signed root CA, which has then signed my SSL/TLS CA and my OpenVPN client CA. The SSL/TLS CA signs the certificates of my servers, and the OpenVPN client CA signs the ...
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If I get a certificate signed for ECDSA will older browsers be able to use RSA?

I'm looking into using ECDHE-ECDSA and there are a lot of great articles on why (https://hynek.me/articles/hardening-your-web-servers-ssl-ciphers/) and ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 CA not issuing more than 2 years

I have active directory environment in 2003 R2. I have installed 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition CA. Then I have created custom template from web server template and add expiry date as 15 years. my root ...
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Why do I need to create symbolic links for certificates?

Other than noticing something like this: yourid@linuxtpf:~/certificates> ls -l lrwxrwxrwx 1 yourid users 9 2009-04-07 18:06 50a694ac.0 -> cert2.pem #<-- was missing lrwxrwxrwx 1 yourid ...
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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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Time stamped digital signatures with AD-CS

We are planning to implement a time proof digital signature solution in our intranet. Currently we have a Enterprise AD CS up and running. We are planning to use these signatures only inside our ...
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SSL on AWS? Cert installed but still having issues

We bought an SSL certificate (From Comodo) and when I visit the page in Chrome I see the green padlock and it has the following information: Your connection to ...... is encrypted with 128-bit ...
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Does a domain computer trust certs from domain CA

I have investigated this but have been unable to find a definitive answer to my question. I have never used certificate services in active directory before so am unsure of its possible ...
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How to determine if the user requested a certificate using “Mark keys as exportable”?

We have a Windows 2008 R2 running a standalone CA (certificate authority) and the web enrollment, so the users access http://[server-name]/certsrv websote for request certificates. The Advanced ...