Skip to content

PowerShell PKI Module Documentation

This command requires installed Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT)

Get-CACryptographyConfig

Synopsis

Retrieves cryptography configuration on a specified Certification Authority server.

Syntax

Get-CACryptographyConfig [-CertificationAuthority] <CertificateAuthority[]> [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Retrieves cryptography configuration on a specified Certification Authority (CA) server. This command retrieves provider and algorithm names that are used by a CA when signing certificates and certificate revocation lists (CRLs).

Parameters

-CertificationAuthority <CertificateAuthority[]>

Specifies the Certification Authority object. This object can be retrieved by running Get-CertificationAuthority command.

Required? True
Position? 0
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
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.CACryptography

Outputs

PKI.CertificateServices.CACryptography

Notes

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority -Name MyCA | Get-CACryptographyConfig | Set-CACryptographyConfig -HashingAlgorithm SHA256 -RestartCA

This example retrieves existing CA cryptography configuration and changes hashing algorithm to 'SHA256'. After certificate service is restarted, all new issued certificates and CRLs will be signed by used a 'SHA256' signing algorithm.

Related links

Get-CertificationAuthority
Connect-CertificationAuthority
Set-CACryptographyConfig

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
Scroll To Top