FIX: The request does not contain a certificate template extension or the CertificateTemplate request attribute

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Scenario: You require to generate a SSL Certificate from your enterprise CA to implement SSL communication for a web site on your Web Server.  You are running your web site under IIS on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Web server.  You have your enterprise CA hosted on Windows Server 2012 within your domain.  You create a Certificate request .Req file using “Create Certificate Request…” from IIS and use that .Req file on your CA console to submit the request using “Submit new request…” option, then your CA console reports the below mentioned error message and doesn’t generate you a certificate […]

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SAML and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Integration Errors, Events, Possible causes and Fixes

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While working on setting up SAML communication with ADFS server/services, you’ll come across various errors on the browser, error events on backend ADFS server and also on the web server that is sending the SAML requests to the ADFS server.  This article is to have most common errors, events and their possible causes and fixes.   SCENARIO#1: ERROR On the Browser: ADFS UKService An error occurred An error occurred. Contact your administrator for more information. Error details Activity ID: 00000000-0000-0000-2400-0080020000f6 Error time: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:59:49 GMT Error Event on the ADFS Server: Log Name:      AD FS/AdminSource:        AD FSDate:          […]