requesting cert from local CA: "no trusted certificate authorities available"

I'm playing around with AD, certificates, and smart cards on a test server separated from the rest of our network. I'm currently going by, trying to get a certificate that I can place on my smart card to log in with.

I have a certificate authority installed on this domain controller (as a stand-alone root CA), and I can see its cert in "Trusted Root Certificate Authorities". If I try to launch the "Request New Certificate" wizard for any account, I get an error message saying the wizard could not be started because "there are no trusted certificate authorities available", or permission is denied.

Is there something special I have to do to get the local machine to "trust" this CA, or some other way I should go about this?


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