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Add-CACrlDistributionPoint

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Preview, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Add-CACrlDistributionPoint

Adds a certificate revocation list (CRL) distribution point uniform resource indicator (URI) where AD CS publishes certification revocations.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-CACrlDistributionPoint [-Uri] <String> [-AddToCertificateCdp] [-AddToCrlCdp] [-AddToCrlIdp] [-AddToFreshestCrl] [-Force] [-PublishDeltaToServer] [-PublishToServer] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-CACRLDistributionPoint cmdlet adds a certificate revocation list (CRL) distribution point URI where the CA publishes certification revocations.

You can add certificate revocation list (CRL) distribution points in issued certificates by using this powershell cmdlet. However, adding the URL for a CRL distribution point only affects newly issued certificates. Previously issued certificates will continue to reference the original location.

To indicate that you want to use a URL as a CRL distribution point, use the switch PublishCRL.

To indicate that you want to use a URL as a delta CRL distribution point, use the switch PublishDeltaCRL.

To indicate that you want to publish this location in CRLs to point clients to a delta CRL, use the switch IncludeDeltaCRLs.

CRL uniform resource locators can be HTTP or LDAP paths. You can use the following variables depending upon the switch when specifying the address of the CRL.

<CAName>, which is replaced by the name of the targeted CA.

<CAObjectClass>, which is replaced by object class identifier for a CA, used when publishing to an LDAP URL.

<CATruncatedName>, which is replaced by sanitized name of the CA, truncated to 32 characters with a hash at the end.

<CDPObjectClass>, which is replaced by the object class identifier for CRL distribution points, used when publishing to an LDAP URL.

<CertificateName>, which is replaced by the renewal extension of the CA.

<ConfigurationContainer>, which is replaced by the location of the Configuration container in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) location.

<CRLNameSuffix>, which is replaced by inserts a name suffix at the end of the file name when publishing a CRL to a file or URL.

<DeltaCRLAllowed>, which is replaced by the CRLNameSuffix variable with a separate suffix to distinguish the delta CRL from the CRL; used when a delta CRL is published.

<ServerDNSName>, which is replaced by the DNS name of the CA server.

<ServerShortName>, which is replaced by the NetBIOS name of the CA server.

Parameters

-AddToCertificateCdp

Include in the CDP extension of issued certificates. This parameter is available for use with LDAP, HTTP, UNC, and File paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-AddToCrlCdp

Include in the certificate revocation list (CRL). This parameter is available for use with LDAP paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-AddToCrlIdp

Include in the IDP extension of issued certificates. This parameter is available for use with LDAP and HTTP paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-AddToFreshestCrl

Include in the most recent (freshest) certificate revocation list (CRL). This parameter is available for use with LDAP, HTTP, UNC, and file paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Force

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PublishDeltaToServer

Publish the delta certificate revocation list (CRL). This parameter is available for use with LDAP, UNC, local, and file paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PublishToServer

Publish the certificate revocation list (CRL) to the specified server. This parameter is available for use with LDAP, local, UNC, and file paths.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Uri<String>

Specifies the uniform resource identifier (URI) for the distribution point location of the certificate revocation list (CRL). This is the location from where status information about certificate revocation will be retrieved and the location the CRL will be published.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.CertificateServices.Administration.Commands.CA.CrlDistributionPointResult

    The output object type has a single property named Restart of Boolean type. If Restart equals True, then the CA must be restarted.


Examples

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

Description

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Adds a certificate revocation list (CRL) distribution point for the URI of http://ca1.corp.contoso.com/pki/<CAName>.crl and sets the CRL URI to be included in issued certificates.


C:\PS>Add-CACRLDistributionPoint -Uri http://ca1.corp.contoso.com/pki/<CAName>.crl -AddToCertificateCdp

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