Creating Certificate Requests Using the Certificate Snap-in – Pitfalls and Ladders

There have been a number of changes to the security certificate world lately. Validity periods have shrunk from 3 years to 2 years and now to 1 year. SHA256 has taken over the world. Wildcard certificates have gone from risky to accepted and supported in many scenarios.  All this means we are all rekeying and deploying certificate‚Äôs a lot more. Just to make it more fun, there are more options involved. So, it is best to make the task as error free and quick as possible.

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