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Create certificates for AppInsight for IIS

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Updated December 11, 2018


This article describes how to use the attached PowerShell script to create a self-signed certificate suitable for AppInsight for IIS.


All SAM versions


  1. Download this PowerShell script.
  2. In Windows Explorer, open the folder where you downloaded the script.
  3. Right-click the file and select Run with PowerShell.
  4. Execute the script with the following parameters:
    • IP address: Mandatory
    • Certificate lifetime in years: Optional

You can run this script with the default arguments from the PowerShell console or specify each one.

For example: 30
where is the IP address of the node to be monitored by AppInsight for IIS and 30 is 30 years.

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