Revoked Issuing CA Certificate still showing as valid


Revoked Issuing CA Certificate still showing as valid
Hi There.
I have an Intermediate CA (Enterprise) and an Offline root CA, both running Windows CA.
The Intermediate CA's first cert was revoked and the Root CA's CRL with the revoked cert published.
A new cert was issued to the Intermediate CA, so now I can see both:
I have cleared the CRL cache with the command:
certutil -setreg chain\ChainCacheResyncFiletime @now
on my workstation and did a check on the certificate #0. It still shows as valid.
I have checked the serial number and made sure that the serial is in the root ca's revocation list.
What am I missing?
Thank you.
We cannot revoke root certificates since root certificates are excluded from revocation checking.
As far as I know, we should leave the former CA certificate there, since former CRL requires the old certificate for signing; even after the former CA certificate expire, it can be used for digital signature verification.
Here are some similar threads below for you:
Can you revoke a root certificate
How to remove an expired certificate from a RootCA
Clean up multiple Root Certificates from a CA
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