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

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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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What are the risks of adding third-party Root CA certificate into NTAuth Store?

What are the risks associated with import of third-party Root CA certificate into the Enterprise NTAuth Store in Windows domain except that the CA is then trusted to issue certificates? This is for ...
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Renewing Service Certificates for NDES on Windows Server 2008 R2

We currently use the NDES Service on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise where the same box is also the standalone Certificate Authority. During initial setup, NDES created 2 service certificates for SCEP ...
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Cannot create a user in IPA server for remote login

I had created a new IPA IdM server in Centos 7 using script install-ipa-server. The installation was successful. After installation, I was not able to create a user using IPA user-add user, it asks ...
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OpenSSL conversion from Windows CA for Asterik / Switchvox X.509 PEM Format

I'm trying to sign our switchvox PBX web certificate with our windows AD CA. SV Keeps telling me the certificate is invalid and must be in PEM format. Can anyone see what i am doing wrong? I Think ...
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Certification Authority CPS VS certificate template crypyography

I'm really confused,When I choose cryptography service provider for certification authority (RSA # microsoft software key storage provider), why again should I choose rsa algorithm at new ...
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Unable to load Cert into OpenLDAP userCertificate attribute

I having troubles to add particular cert into userCertificate attribute (DER encoded certificate) in standard scheme of openldap-servers-2.4.39-3.el7.x86_64 running on Centos7 Slapd uses: include ...
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CA file disappeared after upgrading ubuntu packages

I have ubuntu 12.04 server(s) that haven't been upgraded for 2 years. It's been working well and fine until we decided to upgrade it. After upgrade (apt-get upgrade) CA file ...
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Signing wildcard cert for a subdomain

I want to use my issued wildcard certificate to generate an SSL cert for a subdomain E.g. *.bar.com -> foo.bar.com Reason being I want to attempt to prevent some XSS weaknesses caused by multiple ...
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Certreq -retrieve can't find the specified CA

I'm currently writing a Powershell script and have run into a bit of a roadblock. Basically, the script requests, approves, and retrieves new certificates from our CA using certreq.exe and ...
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How can I set up Certificate Transparency if my CA doesn't support it?

I think many of you have actually heard of Google's Certificate Transparency initiative. Now the initiave involves a public log of all certificates issued by some CA. As this is some amount of work, ...
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Squid proxy unable to use LDAP/S on CentOS 6

I've configured Squid proxy to authenticate against Active Directory. With plain LDAP, everything works as expected. However, when I try to use LDAP/S, I get these error messages: p11-kit: couldn't ...
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Certificates compartments (certmgr.msc)?

After reading a while , Im trying to understand what kind of certificates will be found at : Personal Other People Trusted Root Certicfiation Authorities will personal will contains only private ...
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Remove expired CA certificates

My Win2012R2 Subordinate Enteprise CA certificate has expired. I already have a new one working. How can i remove the expired certificate? I see the expired certificate on the general tab of MMC CA ...
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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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Can I import an SSL certificate that was created by the CA into my Java keystore?

I'm trying to import a CA-signed certificate into a Java keystore. All the instructions I can find for this tell me to first create a keystore and a signing request (CSR) using the Java keytool, then ...
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Intermediate Certificate Authority (CA) Installation Instructions for Microsoft IIS

I am following the Intermediate Certificate Authority (CA) Installation Instructions for Microsoft IIS from this link. I completed the step 1 and step 2 but in step 3 they said "From the left pane, ...
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Outlook Encrypted Emails boo boo

I just reinstalled my Windows OS 7 and forgot to backup my Email Certificate for Outlook 2010 beforehand. Now I can't read any encrypted emails. When I try, it says "Cannot open this item. Your ...
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SSL Certifcate Request s2003 DC CA DNS Name not Avaiable

I am trying to submit a request for an SSL certificate on a Domain Controller in order to enable LDAP SSL, and having no end of problems. I am following the information provided at ...
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Using an SSL certificate in multiple locations

I have a website hosted in the UK and I also have an organisation in South Africa hosting my company application online for web access. I want to implement SSL for both servers, as it requires login ...
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Creating sub certificates from a root certificate (SSL) [duplicate]

If I purchase a signed certificate for example.com, can I then produce sub-certificates for a.example.com and b.example.com? These sub-certificates would have PEM files whose privacy cannot be ...
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Azure hosted website certificate chain (comodo) intermittently doesn't send full chain

We host a website in azure. The service we host has 6 instances. On that service we have added a certificate that covers the site, and has an authentication chain that looks like: our certificate ...
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LDAP over TLS fails to connect, Schannel Alert 48

I am trying to use PHP to edit users in active directory through LDAP. My test machine is using a simple WAMP setup and is NOT connected to the windows domain. This machine can connect to LDAP on the ...
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Is is possible to disable Certificate Transparency (audit log checking) of certificates in Chrome?

We utilize HTTPS deep packet inspection in our firewall via a trusted root certificate in the Windows certificate store. Chrome recently pushed forward with a feature to perform additional checks on ...
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Cross Forest Certificate Authority

Looking for help on material for setting up a multi tiered/cross-forest PKI Infrastructure. The only articles I can come across are just setting up the basic two tier systems on one domain. Basically ...
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Easiest way to generate PFX certificate (Windows)

At the moment to generate PFX Certificate, I use openssl and: Generate a CSR with its private key Connect to my CA website (Microsoft CA), and submit CSR along with (san:dns=) additional attribute. ...
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Best Certs to use for internal https [duplicate]

I'm helping out a large church with some IT stuff they have lots of internal secure connections, like to the security cameras, or to the UniFi AP controller that want to use https. Of course each of ...
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Accounting IPSec connections with RSA authentication

Apple iOS has "VPN On Demand" function. With this function the VPN connection is made whenever the device tries to connect to certain domains or to the internet at all. iOS supports "VPN On Demand" ...
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How to issue a cert for web hosting using ad cert authority

I need to issue a certificate for SSL binding in IIS using Active Directory Certificate Authority. As far as I understand it should have Purpose=Auth Server and contain private key/be exportable. ...
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Client Certificate Web Service Call

I have a requirement to call server web service with client certificate. They have provided me one .crt file. I am hosting my project in WindowsServer2008 IIS7. I install .crt from right click ...
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Windows PKI: How can I import, sign/issue and export a large number of CSRs?

I have a lot of CSRs that I need to have signed/issued and exported in windows. I was hoping I could batch process them somehow (certutil sounds like it can do some of the work) but I'm not quite sure ...
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Fedora 21: Cannot Ping or Curl, but can Access Internet

We have an automatic proxy server configuration setup, and I can use a web browser but ping/curl are failing; it looks like a DNS resolution problem. When I do: URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum check-update ...
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Thunderbird not trusting certificate signed with self-signed authority

I have generated a self-signed certificate authority using mydomain.org as the common name. I imported the public certificate using Thunderbird's certificate manager under the "Authorities" tab. So ...
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Delete certificate from user local store using script

I manage to delete a certificate using a script with command : certutil -delstore -v -enterprise CA "Certificate CN" But unfortunately, it only works if this certificate was first added using the ...
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Can't submit an advanced certificate request to CA

I'm trying to submit an advanced certificat request to the CA trought Certificate Enrolment URL (http://my-ca-srv/certsrv) but I can't get the form in wich I'll fill information about target server. ...
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Is capolicy.inf processed in full (or part) during server install, renewal, and issuing new certs

When installing a Windows CA, capol.inf confuses me. It seems that capol.inf does set defaults for the CA that can otherwise be done using certutil's registry functions (or regedit). It also ...
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Re-install ADCS CA Certificate & CRL on Workstation

I installed Active Directory Certificate Services and created a Standalone CA. Everything went fine and it automatically installed the CA certificate and CRL on all my domain workstations. On one of ...
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Windows server 2012 Root Enterprise Certification Authority issue certificates only with 2 years validity

I cannot make my Enterprise Root CA issue certificates with an expiration date more than 2 years. I've already set ValidityPeriodUnits and ValidityPeriod register keys with certutil.exe. I've ...
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makecert.exe incorrectly reports duplicate certificates when using -is flag

I created a self-signed certificate that I then loaded into the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder. This certificate acts as a trusted root for websites on my workstation. I am using ...
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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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User domain CA to create a UCC cert

We have 30+ RDS servers and use a hardware load balancer. I'm trying to figure out how to generate a UCC cert from our in house CA. Anyone point me in the right direction to do so? Need to alias all ...
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FreeBSD pfsense root CA fails

I have some problem with root CA of my pfsense installation. My test script is this: openssl s_client -showcerts -connect fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net:443 And the answer is: Verify return code: 20 ...
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Firefox presenting “Secure Connection Failed” page for our certs

Firefox does not like our internal certificates. I'm trying to figure out why... tl;dr - Our internal IIS servers, signed with our internal CA, present a "Secure Connection Failed" page, with ...
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Generating SAN SSL Certificate that works for firefox and chrome

I am trying to generate a SSL certificate that after being signed by my own CA will work for multiple domains. My openssl configuration file looks like this: [ req ] default_bits = 2048 ...
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apache Client Certificate Authentication errors: Certificate Verification: Error (18): self signed certificate

So I have been following instructions on setting up Client Certificate Authentication in Apache2 w/ mod_ssl. This is solely for the purpose of testing an application against CAA, not for any sort of ...
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the same certificates are sold at different prices?

I've encountered so many times with this situation. For example everybody know if I buy a Positive SSL for a year from a reseller, its price is about $5.95 . If I buy the certificate from CA ...
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MS Certificate authority issued to wrong entity

Hi I have created a CA signing request on my netscaler where the common name is *.mydomain.com When I sign the CRS in my MS CA its ends up being issued to "Fredrik" instead of *.mydomain.com This ...
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Windows Server: Is it possible to run Certificate Authority while having Essentials experience installed?

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine running a certification authority, but also need the same server to run Windows Server Essentials Media Pack. This requires the Essentials Experience role 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 ...