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Importing a signing certificate fails with an error

Source: Microsoft Support
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Symptom


When you try to import a purchased signing certificate for a BizTalk group, it fails and you receive the following error:

"The length of the "SignCertComment" property exceeds the maximum allowed length of "256" characters."
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Resolution


To work around this issue, follow these steps:

 

After you select the certificate in BizTalk Group properties, change the Common Name field to a string that is less than 256 characters long, and then click OK.

 
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Article ID: 968706 - Last Review: 03/06/2009 04:57:26 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Standard Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Branch Edition

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