How to renew an Exchange certificate on a Windows 2012 R2 CA.

I am getting an error while trying to renew an Exchange Certificate that expired:

The request contains no certificate template information. 0x80094801

I created the certificate request through the exchange power shell using the following command:

Get-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint xxxxx| New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest -RequestFile \\mypath\myfile.req

I sign on to my CA machine and run MMC, add the CA snap-in, right-click the Server name, All-tasks, Submit new request.

What am I doing wrong?

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Omar SoudaniSenior System EngineerCommented:
certificate template will only issue to Domain Admins.

Please refer to this for complete comment:
MikeBroderickAuthor Commented:
I did it. Same problem.

When I add the snap-in, something strange happens. It says Certificate Templates - SVR03.myDomain.local. SVR03 is my backup server, SVR04 is the server that has the CA. Is this a problem?

Also, am I supposed to add the permissions to the Web Server? I am trying to renew an exchange certificate.
MAS (MVE)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
Hi MikeBroderick,
Create a  CSR command using the below tool. Run the command from Exchange management shell.

Complete pending requestImport certificate.

Enable IIS,SMTP on the newly imported certificate. Check step 4 in the below articles.

Delete the old certificate using below command.

Remove-Exchangecertificate -thumbprint xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
you will get the thumbprint by the below command


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MikeBroderickAuthor Commented:
Update: I changed Certificate Templates - SVR03 to - SVR04. Still having the same problem though.
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