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Remove-CRLDistributionPoint

Synopsis

Removes existing CRL distribution points (CDP) from Certification Authority configuration.

Syntax

Remove-CRLDistributionPoint [-InputObject] <CRLDistributionPoint[]> [[-URI] <String[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Removes existing CRL distribution points (CDP) from Certification Authority configuration. This command doesn't change actual settings, but just prepares CDP URIs to pass to Set-CRLDistributionPoint command (see examples).

Parameters

-InputObject <CRLDistributionPoint[]>

Specifies the CDP object to remove from CRL distribution points. This object can be retrieved by running Get-CRLDistributionPoint command.

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

-URI <String[]>

Specifies exact or partial pattern for URI to remove. This parameter accepts wildcards: '*' and '?'.

* – is used as multiple character wildcard
? – is used as single character wildcard

Note: be careful with this command. If you remove existing and working URLs certificate revocation checking may fail.

Required? False
Position? 1
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.CRLDistributionPoint

Outputs

PKI.CertificateServices.CRLDistributionPoint

Notes

Examples

Example 1

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

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

Example 2

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

This example will remove all URIs that are used for CRL 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-CRLDistributionPoint
Add-CRLDistributionPoint
Set-CRLDistributionPoint

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
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