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Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to contact the active directory

I get this on a lot of systems and I am trying to locate where in the registry I can set "Do not enroll certificates automatically" as I want to make a simple script that regwrites over this setting to eliminate the issue.  If you could point me in the right direction I would be very grateful.

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\AutoEnrollment
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\AutoEnrollment
You'll see a key in both of those that says AEFlags set to 1, change that to 0

I'm almost positive, so try it on a test system first that gets that error before setting a network wide script.
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Thanks, testing it out now.  I did find the values where you mentioned them.  Just want to confirm that changing them corrects the issue.
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This is good information and I was able to create the script.  I am still having the issues even with my fix but I need to keep working it.
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