Unable to edit the computer certificate

Hi Experts,

I hava a Windows Server 2008 certificate server. I want to edit a computer sertificate and change the validity period from 1 year to 5 years however all the options are greyed out.

Please help.

Many thanks,
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binary_1001010Connect With a Mentor Commented:
on your Ca authority sever, go server server manager>roles>click on the template folder, then on the computer certificate, right click and do a copy.  

adjust the configuration accordingly, remember you need to publish it to your intermediate sever if you have any.
Sigurdur HaraldssonConnect With a Mentor System AdministratorCommented:
I don't think that's possible. The CA (Certificate Authority) will have to issue a new certificate for you.
TechnoChatConnect With a Mentor Wintel Administrator / Cloud ComputingCommented:
Certificate can not be edited, if certificate got expired, you have to issue new certificate.

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c0sConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you will have to either renew it or create a new one that has a 5 year period. you cannot edit certificates
ImpexAuthor Commented:
THis is for my client.

Please see the attachment. Please advise me what questions I should him and what sugestions I can give him.
binary_1001010Connect With a Mentor Commented:
you cannot change on client side. you need to change on you CA server and publish it.
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