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

Posted on 2009-02-09
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.  
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    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.
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