How to create oem certificate file?

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by bohebolo, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. bohebolo

    bohebolo MDL Novice

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    My boss bought IBM X3650-M2 server without any OS preinstalled.
    And it already has SLIC table (checked it with everest)

    OEM ID : IBM
    OEM Table ID : THURLEY
    OEM REVISION : 00000h
    Creator ID : IBM
    Creator REVISION : 01000013h

    Can I activate win 2008 R2 on it, since I don't have any certificate files with OEM ID "THURLEY" ?
    If the answer is no, how to create it? Or how do i get it?

    thanks
     
  2. secr9tos

    secr9tos MDL Addicted

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    Well u can't create a certificate since all certs are digitally signed... maybe u can find a IBM cert...
     
  3. frwil

    frwil MDL Addicted

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    First you still need to dump the SLIC to see if it's actually not empty (i mean the fields for public key and digital signature data, i'm pretty much sure they're zero'ed like OEM REVISION). Anyways, never heard about working "IBM" SLIC. Even their servers use "LENOVO" as OEM ID .So, what you see is probably "a place for SLIC", rather than actual SLIC.
     
  4. FreeStyler

    FreeStyler MDL Guru

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    @frwil
    Exactly what I was thinking ;)
     
  5. bohebolo

    bohebolo MDL Novice

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    So, how to 'insert' the SLIC table into it ?