Re: Certificate Authority Bug Found in W2k SP3 ?

From: David Cross [MS] (
Date: 09/29/02

From: "David Cross [MS]" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 08:53:21 -0700

Not a bug, it is associated with the changes in this bulletin:

David B. Cross [MS]
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"Mark Tellier" <> wrote in message
> Symptom:
> Install a Stand-alone root CA on Windows 2000 Server SP3, IE 6.0 (with or
> without IE6 SP1). When a client access the server to request a certificate
> at http://>/certsrv (on the Web Browser Certificate - Identifying
> Information page) a message is displayed "Downloading ActiveX control..."
> and the Web page never finishes updating.
> I have now duplicated this with several fresh installs and get the same
> results with the following clients, Windows XP IE 6.0, Windows XP SP1 IE
> SP1, NT 4.0 SP 6a IE 5.5 SP2. The only client that works is Windows 98SE,
> 6.0 which prompts to install 2 certificates for Microsoft Certificate
> Enrollment Control.
> I have another server where a Stand-alone root CA is running fine on
> 2000 SP2.
> Microsoft has identified a simular problem in Q326782, but pertains to
> legacy clients.
> Mark Tellier