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KB-7934: How to import IWA root certificate manually to enable Windows MFA

Centrify DirectControl ,  

17 December,16 at 12:50 AM

Applies to: Centrify Agent for Windows version 5.3.2 and above on all supported platforms. 

Question: How does one import the IWA root certificate manually on the machine to enable Windows MFA?

Answer:

Download your IWA root CA certificate:
KB-8868:How to configure MFA for Centrify agent 5.4.0 or above with matched certificate?

KB-7074: Why is Centrify changing IWA, what changes are being made, and how can I ensure IWA continues to work as expected post 16.7?

A video walkthrough of how to download and distribute the IWA root certificate using group policy can be viewed HERE.

Import IWA Certificate on the machine you wish to use Windows MFA at login do the following:
1) Open mmc
2) File -> Add/Remove snap-ins
3) Select certificates
4) Select manage certs for computer account -> Next
5) Local computer -> Finish
6) Ok
7) Open Certificates -> Trusted root certification Authorities -> Certificates
8) Action -> All Tasks -> Import
10) Next -> Browse for Certificate -> Next -> Finish
11) Wait for successfully imported message 

The certificate is now installed on the local machine and may successfully use MFA. 

For Linux / Unix review:
KB-8491: Automatically add root certificates in Linux/Unix without using GP
KB-7392: Impact of Centrify Cloud IWA changes on Server Suite MFA
KB-7393: How to configure the updated 2016.1 DirectControl agent to support MFA over HTTPS to the Cloud Connector

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