Component Object Model (COM) Error – CERTSRV_E_BAD_RENEWAL_SUBJECT 0x80094806

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “CERTSRV_E_BAD_RENEWAL_SUBJECT 0x80094806” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

The request was made on behalf of a subject other than the caller. The certificate template must be configured to require at least one signature to authorize the request.