How to Reinstall Certificate Server and Keep the Certificate Authority
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This article describes how to remove and reinstall Microsoft CertificateServer version 1.0 while retaining the original certificate authority(CA).
To remove and reinstall Microsoft Certificate Server version 1.0, followthese steps:
- From the Start menu, point to Programs, and point to Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack.
- Click Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack Setup.
- Click Next, click Add/Remove, click to deselect Certificate Server, and then click Next again.
- Click Finish and restart your computer.
- Repeat steps 1 and 2.
- Click Next, click Add/Remove, click to select Certificate Server, and then click Next again.
- Type the same location for the Shared Folder that was used on the original installation of Certificate Server.
- Click to select Show Advanced Configuration and click Next.
- Click to select Use Existing Keys and select the original CA from the list.
NOTE: The CA will normally be named the same as the computer.
- Click Next. (You may alter the CA Description at this point, but none of the other information.)
- Click Next and click Finish.
- From the Start menu, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
- Double-click Services, click Certificate Server, and then click Start.
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Article ID: 186807 - Last Review: 01/10/2015 11:25:03 - Revision: 1.0
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