Error parsing Request: The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x800940

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Subject: Error parsing Request: The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x800940
Posted by:  Joe (jwdaigle@nospam.nospam)
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007

I have an offline Enterprise CA based on Windows Server 2003 Standard.  I am
trying to sign a certificate request generated from a Windows Server 2003
Enterprise R2 CA.  When I choose submit new request on the offline CA, I get
this error.

I have no idea what the error means.  Some guesses though :-)  :

- There is something wrong with the format of the name.  I would have hoped
the R2 online issuing CA would have told me what is wrong with the name
- The name is too long maybe?  Again, I dont really know how long the name
can be, but I dont think the names I have chosen are ridiculously long.

Am I missing the boat on this one?

I am using Brian Komar's excellent reference as a guidepost, and dont see
anything in there that can help me with this one.

I did find one other thread via google, but it seemed to be related to cross
certification, and I am not doing anything like that.

Any help greatly appreciated....

Thanks,

Joe

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