Why is MakeCert deprecated?

nishino-ti 1 Reputation point
2022-06-07T02:53:14.39+00:00

The URL below says "MakeCert is deprecated."
https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/vpn-gateway/vpn-gateway-certificates-point-to-site-makecert

Can anyone explain to me the reason for this?

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  1. Luis Rodriguez 6,106 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-06-07T06:31:18.187+00:00

    Hello @nishino-ti

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A Platform,

    Makecert is not supported/maintained as certificate validation mechanism, the doc states that the recommended tool to create/validate certificates is Powershell.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/vpn-gateway/vpn-gateway-certificates-point-to-site

    I hope this helps!

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