Creating a wildcard webserver certificate with your internal Microsoft CA

Robbie Roberts Blog OCS, Exchange & Technology

It is sometimes necessary to issue a wildcard certificate from your internal Microsoft CA, I had such a requirement this week and thought it would make a nice blog post.

The post assumes you have a Enterprise CA already deployed and a web server template deployed and available for enrolment.

First we need to create the certificate request that will be issued to your CA.

1. Logon to a Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7 domain member

2. Open the certificates MMC snap-in

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Now create the certificate request

3. Right click the Certificates folder which is found under the personal folder

4. Select All Tasks > Advanced Options > Create Custom Request

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5. In the Certificate Enrolment Wizard Click Next

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6. In the Certificate Enrollment Page select Custom Request > Proceed without enrolment Policy and then select Next

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7. In the Custom Request Page select (No template) Legacy Key from…

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