Brien Posey's Windows Blog

Mar 14 2009   2:44AM GMT

Who Do You Trust?

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Last night I was working on a project involving Windows Server 2008. I needed to request Computer certificate from an Enterprise Certificate Authority that was a member of the same domain as the server that I was working on. When I went to make the request though, the Certificates console told me that there were no available Certificate Templates. The problem was a matter of trust. The server had not been issued a root certificate, so it did not trust my certificate authority. This prevented the server from being able to issue certificate requests. Once I downloaded and installed the root certificate, the problem went away.

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