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On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Certificate Authority, I am able to get User Certificates to start Auto Enrolling by making Copies of the User Certificate in Certificate Templates.  I made one called "UserCert2003" and one called "UserCert2008" according to their minimum Server CA (We have XP and 7 machines).   I then created the represented Templates in the Certification Authority tool.  

User certificates started to auto-enroll like expected, but the Certificate Template column only shows the dotted number and no name like other items do.  

Attached is what I see in the issued, I have blocked out Requester name to protect the innocent. Certificate Template Numbers
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When you copied the user Template, on the properties, did you specify a new Template Display name on the General Tab?  You should still be able to edit those properties.
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by:Chris Clos
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Yes. It has the names "UserCert2003" and "UserCert2008" respectively.
User2003-Cert-General-Tab.PNG
User2008-Cert-General-Tab.PNG
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Do you have "Certificate TEmplate Name" in the Extensions  Tab inclusions?
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It appears to have it in the Template Display name.
User2003-Cert-Extension-Detail.PNG
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This was using a Server Core edition.  I reloaded and configured it with a Full, and it shows up fine now.  Unfortunatley I had to go to the Full edition because of a different product that would not work quite right on it and wasn't fully supported on it.  

Thank you for the attempts to help.
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Thanks. I never would have figured out that you were on Core Edition. Glad you stopped me from investigating further.
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Answered in my previous comment
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