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Can You Delete The Original Certificate After It Has Been Signed By A Third Party Certificate Authority?

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Issue/Introduction

Description:

After using the TSS GENCERT and the TSS GENREQ to create a certificate signing request (CSR), sending it off to a signing authority, getting it back from the certificate authority, and TSS ADDing it back to the security file, can you delete the original unsigned certificate?

Solution:

Once you add the certificate back after its been signed, you can remove the original certificate.

You must add the signed certificate back to the original owner of the certificate so the public and the private key get reunited.

Once reunited, you can remove of the original certificate from the security file.

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Component: AWAGNT