Server 2008 R2 ADCS Migration Guide Beta

The beta version of the new 2008 R2 ADCS Migration Guide is now available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee126140(WS.10).aspx. The guide describes the necessary steps for a successful migration of enterprise or standalone CAs from Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2. Also included are steps for migration to Server Core. This is a…

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AD Schema Requirements for Windows PKI features

There have been a number of questions about Active Directory (AD) schema requirements for the Windows PKI features so I decided this deserves a blog post. Cheat sheet 1. Version 2 and Version 3 certificate templates require Windows Server 2003 (version 30) or later schema. It doesn’t matter if CA that issues them is based…