How Can I know the type of CA I have installed standalone or enterprise?

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Hello I have running a Windows 2008 R2 and I've installed a CA but i don't know the type of CA Standalone or enterprise.

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Expand CA node. If you see 'Certificate Templates' node, this is Enterprise CA. If this node does not exist, this is Standalone CA. Also you may check your referenced registry key. There should be REG_DWORD 'CAType' property name. The following values indicates:

0 — this is Enterprise Root CA

1 — Enterprise Subordinate CA

3 — Standalone Root CA

4 — Standalone Subordinate CA

5 — Unknown CA type.
The key mentioned above is:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\CertSvc\Configuration\ %CAName%
Check your available certificate templates.

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