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Can the certificate expiry date be changed?

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Is it possible to change the certificate expiry date for certificates issued by a Certifcate Authority?  Can it be programmatically done?  Also, for expired certificates, can it be renewed, ie. I don't have to re-issue a new certificate?
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No - you can't - you have to renew it

OFF2000: Overview of Digital Certificates
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;206637&Product=wrd20

How to Digitally Sign and Encrypt Messages in Outlook Express
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;168726

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Jorgen Malmgren
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Denmark

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Is it possible to change the certificate expiry date from the certificate authority?  Is there some setting in the CA that I can modify programmatically?
pcssecure,

you need to renew the certificate in order to change the expiration date... there is no way around it...
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