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Add-ADFSCertificate

Add-ADFSCertificate

Adds a new certificate to the Federation Service for signing, decrypting, or securing communications.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-ADFSCertificate -CertificateType <String> -Thumbprint <String> [-IsPrimary] [-PassThru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-ADFSCertificate cmdlet adds a new certificate to the Federation Service for token signing, token decrypting, card signing or securing communications.

Parameters

-CertificateType<String>

Specifies the type and purpose of the certificate. Possible certificate types include the following:

Token-Signing, Token-Encryption or Service-Communications.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-IsPrimary

Specifies whether the certificate is primary or not. Primary token-signing certificates are used to digitally sign outgoing claims. Primary token-encrypting certificates are published in federation metadata for use by trusted claims providers. Service communications certificates are always primary certificates.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Passes an object to the pipeline. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Thumbprint<String>

Specifies the thumbprint of the certificate to use.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

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.

  • None

Outputs

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

  • None

Notes

  • Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 uses certificates for issuing and receiving tokens, publishing federation metadata and communicating through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).


Examples

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

Description

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Adds a token-signing certificate with the thumbprint fedd995b45e633d4ef30fcbc8f3a48b627e9a28b.


C:\PS>Add-ADFSCertificate -CertificateType "Token-Signing" -Thumbprint ‎fedd995b45e633d4ef30fcbc8f3a48b627e9a28b

Related topics


Remove-ADFSCertificate

Update-ADFSCertificate

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