MS ADCS: The revocation function was unable to check revocation because the revocation server was offline.

Having trouble enabling MS ADCS and am receiving the following error:

The revocation function was unable to check revocation because the revocation server was offline.  0x80092013 (-2146885613 CRYPT_E_REVOCATION_OFFLINE)

When I try to follow these steps ( to Publish New Certificate Revocation List (CRL) from Offline Root CA to Active Directory, I run into a slight issue because it states that the next update is on 5/18/2018 (and it's not 5/18 yet...)  Does this means that the CRL is not considering the certificate as invalid?

Is it not required for me to republish a new CRL from my Offline RootCA at this time?
Dave NimaiAsked:
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Dave NimaiAuthor Commented:
Hi Ivan - thanks for your reply.  I was actually following identical steps.  My issue however is that the CRL is not expired and therefore should not need to be issued.  I'm looking at a CRL expiration date of 5/19/2018.
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