Tag Archives: Certificates

How to request custom certificates using the MMC snapin

A common misunderstand is that creating a certificate signing request (CSR) requires an Internet Information Service (IIS), an Exchange Admin Center console. On any Windows computer, you can use the Certificates MMC snap-in to create custom certificate signing requests, like SAN certificates for web server (for server authentication). First open the Certificates MMC snap-in: Log… Read More »

How to create a custom self signed certificate with PowerShell

From time to time you may need a custom certificate for testing or troubleshooting purposes. If you do not have access to a lab where you have an Enterprise Certificate Authority running, generating a self signed certificate is often a quick and convenient way of getting a usable certificate. As a word of caution, a… Read More »

Resolving “A certificate registered for use by Microsoft Dynamics CRM has expired” error in CRM 2013

A while after renewing and replacing the Service Communication certificate on the ADFS server, and updating the CRM Internet Facing Deployment to use the new public certificate, the Dynamics CRM Server 2013 started to throw a series of errors in the Application log every 15 minutes: First 3x event 25089: Log Name: Application Source: MSCRMMonitoringTest… Read More »