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Renewal of ADFS signing certificate affects third party services like Oracle cloud and Service-Now

Recently we experienced an outage with third party services like Oracle cloud and Service-Now which were integrated with ADFS.


ADFS creates a new signing certificate and makes it primary 20 days and 15 days respectively before the expiry of the current certificate. After this, the 3rd party services are unable to communicate with ADFS for SSO purposes.

The new federated xml will have information of both the primary and secondary certificates during this period. We will need to edit this XML before uploading to the 3rd party services using respective global administrator accounts.

Look for the following piece of code as show below:

<KeyDescriptor use="signing">             <KeyInfo xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xmldsig#">                 <X509Data>                     <X509Certificate>****</X509Certificate>                 </X509Data>             </KeyInfo>         </KeyDescriptor>
You will find two instances of th…

Publishing SCOM certificate for workgroup computer

1. Create the certificate request as below:

 a. Create request.inf with the following configuration:

  [NewRequest]   Subject="CN=<Servername>"   Exportable=TRUE   KeyLength=1024   KeySpec=1   KeyUsage=0xf0   MachineKeySet=TRUE   [EnhancedKeyUsageExtension]   OID=1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.1   OID=1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.2
 b. Run the following command to create the request from the request.inf created above:

certreq -new -f RequestConfig.inf BinaryRequest.req

2. Submit the request to the CA (Standalone or Enterprise) and export the certificate as pfx.

3. In the Workgroup computer, run the following commands:

MOMCertImport.exe /RemoveMOMCertImport.exe C:\<certificate name>.pfx /Password <Password>