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When you try to process a certificate request on a computer runnning Certificate Server, you may receive the following error message:
Certificate server is unable to process request. Status code = 57
The error message can occur if Certificate Server was installed on February 29th, 2000 (Leap Year).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Certificate Server 1.0.
To find out if Certificate Server was installed on February 29th, 2000, check the following file:
Note: where <CertName> is <MachineName_AdminName>
When you double-click the file, the Valid from date is February 29.