Subject Parameter (New-Certificate Cmdlet)

Specifies the subject of the certificate to create.


New-Certificate -Subject string


Should be the full subject of the new certificate.

The subject must be in the full distinguished name form. For instance a simple subject can be set like so:

-subject 'CN=MyCertificate'
Additional fields are separated by a comma. For instance:
-subject 'CN=MyCertificate, C=US, O=MyCompany, OU=MyUnit

Default Value


This is a required parameter.

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