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How to renew Enterprise Root CA on server core 2008 R2

Hi,
 
Our Enterprise Root CA is about to expire and I need to renew it. Because I put this on Server Core I'm guessing that explains why I can't do the nice and easy right click on the MMC snap-in from a remote system and I have to use CertUtil.exe.
 
I haven't found many posts on this using server core and I was hoping someone can help clarify the right command to enter to renew the CA cert for at least another 5 years and have everything keep working with no interuption to anyone (longer would be great but I'll take whatever I can get at this point with less than a week to go before it expires!)
 
Is the correct command:
 
certutil -renewcert -config myserver.mydomain.local\myrootCAname reusekeys
 
Do I need to enter anything else or will it automatically handle what needs to be done?
 
Thanks in advance for any help given.
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Fester7572
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
on the CA use:
certutil -renewCert ReuseKeys
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Fester7572Author Commented:
Perfect thanks - worked a treat.
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