Bulk request and export client certificates with PowerShell

I did an implementation of Active Directory Certificate Services for a customer recently, and they had a requirement to use the new environment to request a load of user client certificates for mobility testing.

This part of the project wasn’t integrated with any MDM solution – which is the normal path to get internally-generated certificates […]

How To: Build and Capture in Configuration Manager 2012 using HTTPS

One of the major changes in Configuration Manager 2012 is that the old Mixed and Native modes in CM07 are gone. Instead, CM12 does the vase majority of its communications using HTTP and HTTPS, and the CM12 site is configured on installation to use either a mix of both protocols, or HTTPS only.

In the […]

Certificate requirements for SCCM 2012

UPDATE: 02/05/2012

Now that Configuration Manager 2012 has been released, there’s official documentation available on TechNet about what the PKI requirements are in order to configure CM12 for HTTPS communications. They are very similar to the Native mode requirements in CM07. However, the Site Server Signing certificate is not required, as the CM12 server will […]