INFO: How To Get Windows HTTP 5.1 Certificate And Trace Tools

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SUMMARY

This article tells you where you can download the Microsoft Windows HTTP Services 5.1 (WinHTTP 5.1) certificates and trace tools.

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With the release of version 5.1, WinHTTP is now a component in the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2003 family.
  • Windows XP, Service Pack 1.
  • Windows 2000, Service Pack 3 (except Datacenter Server)

However, the tools for WinHTTP 5.1 are not included as a part of the operating system or platform Software Development Kit (SDK). You can download the WinHTTP 5.1 tools as part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools. The Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit includes the following WinHTTP 5.1 tools:
  • Certificate Configuration Tool (WinHttpCertCfg.exe).
  • Trace Configuration Tool (WinHttpTraceCfg.exe).

To download the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9d467a69-57ff-4ae7-96ee-b18c4790cffd&DisplayLang=en
Note The Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools only allow you to install WinHTTP 5.1 tools on Windows Server 2003 and on Windows XP.

WinHTTP 5.1 also includes a proxy configuration tool, Proxycfg.exe. Proxycfg.exe is the proxy configuration tool that is included with Windows Server 2003. For more information and documentation about Proxycfg.exe, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa384069.aspx

REFERENCES

For more information about WinHTTP 5.1, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa382925.aspx
For more information about how to use the certificate configuration and trace configuration tools, visit the following MSDN Web sites:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa384084.aspx
Note If you install WinHTTP 5.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 on the same computer, you can also use WinHTTP 5.0 tools with WinHTTP 5.1.

You can also download the Certificate Configuration Tool (WinHttpCertCfg.exe) from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=C42E27AC-3409-40E9-8667-C748E422833F
This version of the tool can be installed on Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP.

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Article ID: 823193 - Last Review: December 3, 2007 - Revision: 8.8
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Windows XP Embedded
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Standard Edition
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