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AD CS Administration Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: August 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

This topic contains the brief descriptions of the Windows PowerShell® cmdlets that are for use in administering the Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) certification authority (CA) role service. Each cmdlet in the table is linked to additional information about that cmdlet.

ImportantImportant
The CA administration cmdlets can only be run on a computer that has the CA role service installed.

AD CS Administration Cmdlets (in verb order)

 

Cmdlet Description

Add-CATemplate

Adds a certificate template to the CA.

Add-CACrlDistributionPoint

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

Add-CAAuthorityInformationAccess

Configures Authority Information Access (AIA) or Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) URI on a CA.

Get-CATemplate

Gets the list of templates set on the CA for issuance of certificates.

Get-CACrlDistributionPoint

Gets all the locations set on the CRL distribution point (CDP) extension of the CA properties.

Get-CAAuthorityInformationAccess

Gets the Authority Information Access (AIA) and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) URI information set on the AIA extension of the CA properties.

Remove-CATemplate

Removes the templates from the CA which were set for issuance of certificates.

Remove-CACrlDistributionPoint

Removes the URI for the certificate revocation list (CRL) distribution point (CDP) from the CA.

Remove-CAAuthorityInformationAccess

Removes authority information access (AIA) or Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) URI from the AIA extension set on the CA.

TipTip
You can import the cmdlets manually by running the following commands from Windows PowerShell:

  1. Import-Module ServerManager

  2. Add-WindowsFeature Adcs-Cert-Authority

  3. Get-Command -Module AdcsAdministration

See Also

Reference

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