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pfx file certificate import and removal by thumbprint - windows


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  • 1.0.0 (latest)
released Sep 18th 2015

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karmafeast/cert_pfxcertificate — version 1.0.0 Sep 18th 2015


pfx file import to cert stores on windows via powershell.

removal via ensure => absent and thumbprint match.

need cert thumbprint for unless comparison in ensure => present

example use:

class dogfood{

cert_pfxcertificate::import { 'www server cert':
    certpath  => "c:\\temp\\mycert.pfx",
    certrootstore => 'LocalMachine',
    certstore => 'My',
    ensure=> 'present',
    thumbprint=> '9111B22233387444855556663777786888269996',
    certpassword  => hiera('cert::my_www_com::pfxpw'),

cert_pfxcertificate::import { 'www server cert removal':
    certrootstore => 'LocalMachine',
    certstore => 'My',
    ensure=> 'absent',
    thumbprint=> '9111B22233387444855556663777786888269996',