Create a Certificate Request using Active Directory Certificate Services

    Create a Certificate Request using Active Directory Certificate Services

    Create a Certificate Request using Microsoft Management Console

    Login to the Server where you want a certificate to be requested.

    Open Microsoft Management Console (MMC) using mmc command. Make sure that you are running mmc as administrator. Click Add/Remove Snap-in

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    Select Certificates and click Add to add to the Selected snap-ins.
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    Select Computer account in Certificates snap-in.
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    Click Finish.
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    Click OK
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    Expand Certificates in Console Root.
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    Right click Personal -> All Tasks -> Advanced Operations -> Create Custom Request ..

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    Click Next

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    Click Next
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    Select Web Server in Template select option.
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    Click Next
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    Click Next
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    Click Details down arrow to configure options.
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    Click Properties and configure required properties.

    Give a file name to save and click Finish.
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    Now we have completed a request. Let us generate the certificate if Active Directory Certificate Authority Web Enrolment is configured in your domain.

    Generate Certificate:

    Login to the webserver (in my case it is

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    Click Request a certificate and then click advanced certificate request.
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    Click the second option "Submit a certificate request by using a base-64-encoded CMC or PKCS #10 file, or submit a renewal request by using a base-64-encoded PKCS #7 file."
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    Now open the request file with a notepad and copy text. Paste in the field Base-64-encoded certificate request. Select Certificate Template as Web Server and click Submit button.
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    The certificate is now ready to download.

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