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How to export Root Certification Authority Certificate

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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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:
 
              or
 
               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: 02/05/2005 15:51:00 - Revision: 1.0

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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