An exit module provides an opportunity to perform certain tasks after a certificate is issued. You can replace the default exit module with a different exit module. To register a new exit module so that it is available in the list of exit modules, see Exit Modules (


Multiple exit modules can be enabled at the same time.

You must be a certification authority (CA) administrator to complete this procedure. For more information, see Implement Role-Based Administration.

To select a different exit module
  1. Open the Certification Authority snap-in.

  2. In the console tree, click the name of the CA.

  3. On the Action menu, click Properties.

  4. On the Exit Module tab, click Add.

  5. Click the new exit module, and then click OK.

  6. If the exit module has its own configuration interface, you can configure it by clicking Properties.

  7. Stop and restart Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).

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