How to export Root Certification Authority Certificate

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Author: Yuval Sinay MVP
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1. Requesting the Root Certification Authority Certificate by using command line:
 
    a. Log into the Root Certification Authority server with Administrator Account.
 
    b. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> and write "Cmd" and press on "Enter" button.
   
    c. To export the  Root Certification Authority server to a new file name "ca_name.cer"
 
       write:
 
    "certutil  -ca.cert ca_name.cer".
 
 
2. Requesting the Root Certification Authority Certificate from the Web Enrollment Site:
 
   a. Logon into Root Certification Authority Web Enrollment Site.
 
     Usually the Web Enrollment Site reside in following links:
 
              http://<ip_address/certsrv or http://fqdn/certsrv
 
               ip_address = Root Certification Authority Server IP.
 
               fqdn =  Fully qualified domain name of the Root Certification Authority Server.
 
   b. Click the "Download a CA certificate, certificate chain, or CRL" link.
 
   c. Press on "Download CA certificate" link.
 
   d. Save the file "certnew.cer" in local disk store.

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Article ID: 555252 - Last Review: February 5, 2005 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
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