Certificate renewal request is placed in pending state when Valid Existing Certificate is selected in certificate template

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Hello S-1-1-0, here is a new blog post in a long time. Today I want to talk about the issue when “Valid existing certificate” does not bypass CA Manager approval and/or enrollment agent requirement during certificate renewal in Microsoft CA. In certificate template settings, Issuance Requirements we can configure additional requirements for enrollment and re-enrollment…

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PowerShell PKI (PSPKI) 3.7 enhancements – security descriptors

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Today I’m starting a series of blog posts where I will explore new features we have added to PowerShell PKI module, version 3.7. First post is dedicated to security descriptors. Major changes in PSPKI Within PSPKI module, we had an ability to manage security descriptors (access control lists) for Certification Authority can certificate template objects.…

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Announcing the Online PKI Assessmental Portal

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I am extremely proud to announce that today we have launched our Online PKI Assessment Portal. This new service is the first of its kind to offer online, automated, self-paced review and assessments of Microsoft ADCS based PKIs. We have been performing onsite PKI Assessments for customers for years now. Typically focused on the design,…

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Changes to SSL/TLS Certificate Validity Periods – September 2020

Validity Period Changes to SSL/TLS Certificate PKI

It was recently announced that Google Chrome will be joining Apple Safari in implementing a change to publicly trusted SSL/TLS certificates. This change, however, will impact organizations operating their own internal PKI as well. While the change was initially submitted to the official CA/Browser Forum, the vote failed last year. However, both Apple and Google…

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