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Hi all
I'd like to distribute applications via clickonce. As you might guess, this is not a problem at all.
But in the intranet of the company where these apps should be deployed, all PC stuff, users, rights and policies
are handled by ActiveDirectory.
Due to some strict policy, users can install software only -even from internal servers- if they are signed with a cert.
That's still not the prob. If I had a cert, I'd know how to use it with VS.

The problem starts with the admin of the PDC. He's the one who has to create the cert(s) for me.
And unfortunately it's up to me to get this done because the admin has not a clue.

Asking Google leads to lots of solutions for public servers using a CA.

I need a cert from an intranet PDC which is suitable to be imported at VS for my clickonce deploy.

Just a link to some helpful manual would be great.

Posted 14-Apr-11 19:39pm
mjbohn 18-Apr-11 4:44am
not anybody aout there who knows how to solve this?
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Solution 2

Well, you could always look at using makecert to generate your own certificate. Full details can be found here[^].
mjbohn 21-Apr-11 3:38am
Thanks for yor answer. Will forward it to our PDC admin. Hope he understands ;)
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Solution 1

I googled and this[^] was the best walk-through I could find. Hope it helps.
mjbohn 15-Apr-11 12:56pm
Thanks for your help. But it's still not what I'm looking for. This article, like all the others I found, describes using a cert from external CA.

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