?
Solved

I need to install a .pfx certificate into users personal folder.

Posted on 2009-02-09
2
Medium Priority
?
2,619 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
I need to install a .pfx certificate into users personal folder in MS Domain.
 Is there a way thru Group Policies that we could implement this without installing the certificate manually?  We are running Win2K AD servers.  
0
Comment
Question by:Fidelity07
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Paranormastic earned 2000 total points
ID: 23594859
Not really.  You can deploy root certificates via GPO, but anything else would have to be done via script - you could make a logon script install it I suppose but that's about as close as you're going to come.  Usually a PFX file will have a password associated, so scripting usually isn't a great option due to that.  Having a PFX without a password isn't secure and pretty much negates the security of the certificate.  Either deskside support or some sort of remote assistance program would typically be appropriate in this case.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Paranormastic
ID: 23594861
(and no it isn't any different in 03 or 08...)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction If you're like most people, you have occasionally made a typographical error when you're entering information into an online form.  And to your consternation, the browser remembers the error, and offers to autocomplete your future entr…
Citrix XenApp, Internet Explorer 11 set to Enterprise Mode and using central hosted sites.xml file.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how nuggets on the Web are formatted by using Chrome Developer Tools. These tools would not only view the site's CSS but it can also modify it and save the CSS to use on your own site.
Want to learn how to record your desktop screen without having to use an outside camera. Click on this video and learn how to use the cool google extension called "Screencastify"! Step 1: Open a new google tab Step 2: Go to the left hand upper corn…

850 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question