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To start or stop the certification authority service

  1. Log on to the system as an Administrator.
  2. Open Certification Authority.
  3. In the console tree, click the name of the certification authority (CA).

    • Certification Authority (computer)
    • CA name
  4. On the Action menu, point to All Tasks, and click Start Service to start the service or click Stop Service to stop the service.


  • To open Certification Authority, click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Certification Authority.
  • You can also start or stop Certificate Services if you open Computer Management, double-click Services and Applications, and then click Services. In the details pane, click Certificate Services. On the Action menu, click Stop or Start.

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