Renew a certificate with the same key
Updated: February 14, 2011
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
To renew a certificate with the same key
Open the Certificates console for the user, computer, or service you want to manage.
Tip For instructions on creating a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) that allows you to manage the certificates of a user account, computer account, or service account, see the appropriate article from the following list
In the console tree, select the correct store that has the certificate you want to request. For example, under Certificates – Current User, expand Personal, click Certificates.
Note For information on the different view options, see Certificates Console (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=209851).
In the details pane, click the certificate you are renewing.
On the Action menu, point to All Tasks, and then click Renew Certificate with Same Key to start the Certificate Renewal Wizard.
In the Certificate Renewal Wizard, do one of the following:
Use the default values to renew the certificate.
Provide your own certificate renewal settings. You need to know the certification authority issuing the certificate.
- Use the default values to renew the certificate.
After the Certificate Renewal Wizard has successfully finished, click OK.
Information about functional differences
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