Part 4 - Enabling the new Certificate Templates


Active Directory Certificate Authority Certificates Microsoft Home Lab

Published on 25 March 2016 by Christopher Lewis. Words: 186. Reading Time: 1 mins.

This is Part 4 of a series of posts on how to configure VMware vSphere 6.x to use Certificates from Microsoft Windows Server Certificate Services.

The following assumes you have completed the steps within the series:

The high level steps below are taken from the VMware KB Article Creating a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template for SSL certificate creation in vSphere 6.0

Instructions

Open the Certificate Authority MMC (certsrv) via the Certification Authority icon in the start menu (or right-click on start menu and selecting Run then typing certsrv.msc and click OK)

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Expand the Certification Authority, then the <your-enterprise-CA>

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Right click on Certificate Templates and select New > Certificate Template to Issue

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At the Enable Certificate Templates dialog, select the templates to enable and click OK.

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The new Certificate Template(s) should now be visible under the Certificate Templates folder.

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Blog Categories: Microsoft Windows Active Directory Certificate Authority

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