Change validatiy period of a Root certificate

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Subject: Change validatiy period of a Root certificate
Posted by:  Gunna (Gun…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008

Appologies if this is covered elsewhere, I did google it first.  I have a
Standalone Root CA whos certificate is only valid for 5 years.  Is there a
way I can renew the Root certificate extending the validity period.  I know
setting the validity period etc on the CA seems to only affect certificates
issued from the CA but not the CA's root certificate.

Is this possible or am i looking at a rebuild?  BTW I inherited this PKI so
I had nothing to do with the planning, i know good planning is important.

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