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Can any one help me to deploy a Computer Certificate in AD ?

Posted on 2015-01-23
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Hi everyone,

I have built a Windows 2008 R2 PKI infrastructure.  The environment consists of a Root CA \ Policy CA and Enterprise CA.  When I deploy a certificate from the Enterprise CA to a computer, the certificate says 'General Purpose'.  How can I change this so the certificate that is deployed displays it is for  Computer Accounts ?
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Waddah Dahah earned 2000 total points
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Hi CaussyR,

did you try the following;

Create a computer certificate template

Start->Run-> certtmpl.msc
Certificate1
Give the new certificate template a name, in my case, I named it “Computer AutoEnroll”

Cert2.png
Now let’s publish this certificate template

Start->Run-> certsrv.msc

Cert3.png
Select the “Computer AutoEnroll” certificate template

Cert4.png
for more information please visit
http://www.rickygao.com/how-to-automatically-enroll-user-and-computer-certificate-in-ad/

I hope this will help.

Regards,
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by:CaussyR
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Thanks  Wdahah, that's exactly what I am looking for..thanks again.
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by:Waddah Dahah
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Glad to help CaussyR :)
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