PowerShell PKI Module Documentation

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Set-AuthorityInformationAccess

Synopsis

Sets new Authority Information Access (AIA) for Certification Authority.

Syntax

Set-AuthorityInformationAccess [-InputObject] <AuthorityInformationAccess[]> [-RestartCA] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Sets new Authority Information Access (AIA) for Certification Authority. This command will write new AIA URIs to Certification Authority (CA) configuration.

Parameters

-InputObject <AuthorityInformationAccess[]>

Specifies existing object with configured AIA URLs. This object can be retrieved by running either Add-AuthorityInformationAccess or Remove-AuthorityInformationAccess command.

Required? True
Position? 0
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters? False

-RestartCA <SwitchParameter>

Restarts CA service on the specified CA server to immediately apply changes.

Required? False
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, InformationAction, InformationVariable,
WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, PipelineVariable and OutVariable.
For more information, see about_CommonParameters (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

PKI.CertificateServices.AuthorityInformationAccess

Outputs

PKI.CertificateServices.AuthorityInformationAccess

Notes

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority -Name MyCA | Get-AIA | Add-AuthorityInformationAccess -URI "2:http://eu.company.com/MyCA%4.crt" | Set-AuthorityInformationAccess -RestartCA

This command will retrieve AIA extension configuration from 'MyCA' CA server and adds new URI that will be published in all issued certificates. After configuration is changed, the command will restart certificate services to immediately apply changes.

Example 2

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority -Name RootCA | Get-AuthorityInformationAccess | Add-AuthorityInformationAccess -URI "32:http://na.company.com/OCSP" | Set-AuthorityInformationAccess -RestartCA

This command will retrieve AIA extension configuration from 'RootCA' CA server and adds new URI that will be published in all issued certificates as OCSP location. After configuration is changed, the command will restart certificate services to immediately apply changes.

Example 3

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority -Name MyCA | Get-AuthorityInformationAccess | Remove-AuthorityInformationAccess -URI "*c:\windows*" | Set-AuthorityInformationAccess -RestartCA

This will remove all AIA URIs that contains "c:\windows" pattern. After command completion certificate services will be restarted to immediately apply changes.

Example 4

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority -Name MyCA | Get-AuthorityInformationAccess | Remove-AuthorityInformationAccess -URI "*ldap://*" | Set-AuthorityInformationAccess -RestartCA

This will remove all URIs that are used for CRT file publication and/or retrieval from Active Directory. After command completion certificate services will be restarted to immediately apply changes.

Related links

Get-CertificationAuthority
Connect-CertificationAuthority
Get-AuthorityInformationAccess
Add-AuthorityInformationAccess
Remove-AuthorityInformationAccess

Minimum PowerShell version support

  • PowerShell 3.0

Operating System Support

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 all editions
  • Windows Server 2016 all editions
  • Windows Server 2019 all editions