Install AD Certification Service

  1. Run the Server Manager utility by clicking Start > Server Manager.

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    Start menu
  2. When Server Manager opens, go to Dashboard > Add roles and features.

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    Server Manager Dashboard
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    Server Manager Dashboard
  3. Click Next.

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    Add roles and features Wizard
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    Add roles and features Wizard
  4. Select Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.

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    Installation type
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    Installation type
  5. Choose Select a server from the server pool and click Next.

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    Server Selection
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    Server Selection
  6. Choose Active Directory Certificate Services from the list of roles and click Next.

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    Server Roles
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    Server Roles
  7. Leave the list of features unchanged and click Next.

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    Features
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    Features
  8. Click Next and on next step, click Next again.

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    Active Directory Certificate Services
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    Active Directory Certificate Services
  9. Check Certificate Authority in the list of roles and click Next.

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    Role Services
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    Role Services
  10. Click Install to confirm the installation.

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    Confirmation
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    Confirmation
  11. Click Configure Active Directory Certificate Services on the destination server, then click Close.

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    Results
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    Results
  12. Click Next.

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    Credentials
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    Credentials
  13. Select Certification Authority in the list of roles and click Next.

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    Role Services
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    Role Services
  14. Select the Enterprise CA option and click Next.

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    Setup Type
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    Setup Type
  15. Choose Root CA option and click Next.

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    CA Type
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    CA Type
  16. Choose Create a new private key option and click Next.

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    Private Key
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    Private Key
  17. Choose the SHA256 hash algorithm and click Next.

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    Cryptography
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    Cryptography
  18. Click Next.

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    CA Name
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    CA Name
  19. Specify the validity of the certificate and click Next.

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    Validity Period
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    Validity Period
  20. Select the default database location and click Next.

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    Certificate Database
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    Certificate Database
  21. Click Configure to confirm.

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    Confirmation
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    Confirmation
  22. Once the configuration is succeeded, click Close.

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    AD CS Configuration Results
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    AD CS Configuration Results
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