Windows Server 2012 R2/IIS8.5 – Automatic Rebind of Renewed Certificates

Hello All, This is Wes Hammond with Premier Field Engineering back with follow up to a previous blog about automatic renewal of web site certificates.  The original blog can be found in the references below.

IIS 8.5 in Windows Server 2012 R2 includes a new option that allows certificates renewed via Auto Enrollment to rebind to a Web Site.

Step By Step Instructions:

1. Open IIS Manager and click on the server node. (the setting is a server only setting) 

2. Double click on Server Certificates



3. On the right navigation pane click on “Enable Automatic Rebind of Renewed Certificate” 




Technical References/Related Articles:

Renew Web Server (SSL) Certificates automatically

Certificate Rebind in IIS 8.5

CA manager approval required for certificate re-enrollment


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