Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey

Updated: September 7, 2012

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Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey

This cmdlet allows the administrator to change the key used for encrypting auto-generated certificates.

Syntax

Parameter Set: AutoCert
Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey -Key <SecureString> [-WFFarmDBConnectionString <String> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Run Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey to allow the administrator to change the key used for encrypting auto-generated certificates.

Parameters

-Key<SecureString>

The key used for encrypting auto-generated certificates.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WFFarmDBConnectionString<String>

Specifies the connection string for the SQL Server instance being added as the farm management database.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Examples

Example 1

This cmdlet allows the administrator to re-generate the Certificates and to change the key used for encrypting auto-generated certificates.


PS C:\> $CertKey=convertto-securestring ‘CertificatePassword’ -asplaintext -force;
Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey –Key $CertKey

Example 2

The following example demonstrates how to use the WFFarmDBConnectionString parameter.


PS C:\> $autoGenerateKey = convertto-securestring 'CertAutoGenKey123'  -asplaintext -force
PS C:\> Set-WFCertificateAutoGenerationKey  -WFFarmDBConnectionString 'dbConnectionString' -key $autoGenerateKey -Verbose

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