Windows PowerShell script for Setting up a CA on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft MVP, Vadims Podans, has written and posted a Windows PowerShell script that can be used to setup a certification authority (CA). He posted his Windows PowerShell Script on the TechNet Script Repository as Setup Certification Authority with PowerShell posted at

Updated requirements for a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller certificate from a 3rd party CA

Ingolfur has written a blog post as well as a TechNet Wiki article describing how a Windows Server 2008 R2 certification authority (CA) parses certificates, especially those from a third-party (3rd party) non-Microsoft CA. He also covers the Key Distribution Center (KDC) enhanced key usage (EKU) object identifiers (OIDs) and in the blog post KDC event ID…