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Approve-CertificateRequest

[This command requires installed Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT)]

Approve-CertificateRequest

Synopsis

Approves certificate for a certificate request that is placed in 'Pending Requests' node on the CA server.

Syntax

Approve-CertificateRequest [-Request] <Object> [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Issues certificate for a certificate request that is placed in 'Pending Requests' node on the CA server. This is equivalent to manually issuing a certificate request from Certification Authority MMC snap-in.

Note: for this command to succeed, the certificate request must be pending.

Parameters

-Request <Object>

Specifies the pending request object. Pending request object can be retrieved by running Get-PendingRequest command.

Required? True
Position? 0
Default value  
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters? False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, InformationAction, InformationVariable,
WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, PipelineVariable and OutVariable.
For more information, see about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

PKI.CertificateServices.DB.RequestRow

Outputs

None.

Notes

Author: Vadims Podans
Blog: https://www.sysadmins.lv

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Get-CertificationAuthority CompanyCA1 | Get-PendingRequest -ID 10,14 | Approve-CertificateRequest

This command will attempt to approve certificate requests with ID 10 and 14 and issue certificates.

Related links

Get-CertificationAuthority
Connect-CertificationAuthority
Get-PendingRequest
Deny-CertificateRequest
Remove-DatabaseRow

PowerShell Support

  • PowerShell 3.0

Operating System Support

  • Windows Server 2003 all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 all editions
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 all editions

Comments:

Brian Wing
Brian Wing 17.08.2016 20:20 (GMT+2)

Can you pass parameters with the powershell approval to specify that the certificate being signed is to be used as a Subordinate CA?  Specifically I am trying to sign a certificate request from an openSSL server to be used as a subordinate CA, and I want to sign it with a Stand Alone MS Certificate Authority.

 

Thanks in advance

Brian

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