Windows Admin Center

Today, I connected to my Windows Admin Center, and I had the following error message that says that my certificate is expired:

Error message

I renewed my certificate, and to change it in the WAC, you just need to import the new certificate on the server, and get his thumbprint:


When you’ve this key, just go in the configuration panel, and search Windows Admin Center. Click on Change:

WAC configuration panel

Choose to modify the WAC:

Choose to modify the WAC

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Replace the thumbprint by the new certificate that you copied previously and click on Change:

Replace the thumbprint

The WAC service will restart. When it’s done, the certificate on your WAC has been changed:

WAC has been changed

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Florent Appointaire
Florent Appointaire is Microsoft Engineer with 5 years of experience, specialized in Cloud Technologies (Public/Hybrid/Private). He is a freelance consultant in Belgium from the beginning of 2017. He is MVP Cloud and Datacentre Management. He is MCSE Private Cloud and Hyper-V certified. His favorite products are SCVMM, SCOM, Windows Azure pack/Azure Stack and Microsoft Azure.