Cerificate Template for Third-party CA

Some customers have asked how they can obtain a certificate for use with Operations Manager 2007 when are using a Certificate Authority (CA) other than Certificate Services on Windows Server. Use the template below:



Signature= “$Windows NT$”


Subject = “CN=agent.contoso.com


KeyLength = 1024

KeyUsage = 0xa0

ProviderName = “Microsoft RSA Schannel Cryptographic Provider”

ProviderType = 12

RequestType = PKCS10

Exportable = TRUE

MachineKeySet = TRUE

UseExistingKeySet = FALSE