You create certificates in the Certificate Management Console. You create the certificate based on the service type and you can create several certificates sequentially. Certain information is reused as the default selections from the previous certificate, but all of the information can be edited. Every item in the Create Certificates dialog box is required. The information is not validated. You can be an ADAM administrator or have the "Manage Configuration Settings" task in your role to create certificates. You should be a local administrator and be a member of the CCS administrator role.
Computer names should not use any characters that are invalid for a DNS name. The list of characters that are not allowed is available at the following location:
Each CCS component has a host registration in ADAM. The CCS Manager certificate is unbound until registered in System Topology in the CCS Console.
When you open the Certificate Management Console, you may be prompted to provide the root certificate password. The password is created during the installation of CCS. The password is not required if you have previously opened the console. The password is also not required if you are logged on in the context of the user who installed CCS.
You can find a list of the two-character codes at: