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

First published on TECHNET on Apr 28, 2014

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 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

Technical References/Related Articles:

Renew Web Server () Certificates automatically
http://blogs.technet.com/b/pki/archive/2013/08/27/renew-web-server-ssl-certificates-aut…

Rebind in IIS 8.5
http://www.iis.net/learn/get-started/whats-new-in-iis-85/certificate-rebind-in-iis85 …

CA manager approval required for certificate re-enrollment
http://blogs.technet.com/b/pki/archive/2011/03/08/ca-manager-approval-required-for-cert…

 

This article was originally published by Microsoft's Entra (Azure AD) Blog. You can find the original article here.