How to write an NDES policy module

Hi there! This is Tochi Ezebube with the Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) engineering team; I wanted to share some further details on how to write a custom policy module for the ADCS Network Device Enrollment Service (NDES) in Windows Server 2012 R2 and onwards. Here it is: how-to-write-an-ndes-policy-module. And here’s some general info on policy modules in…

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Certificate Revocation Checking Whitepaper

A whitepaper on Certificate Revocation Checking in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been publshed on Technet here – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee619730(WS.10).aspx Topics in this whitepaper include: ·         What’s new in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 revocation checking ·         How revocation checking works ·         How pre-fetching revocation information improves performance ·         Support for independent OCSP signer…

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Cross-forest Certificate Enrollment with Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

I am excited to announce the public availability of the Cross-forest Certificate Enrollment with Windows Server 2008 R2 whitepaper. The product team worked hard to make this breakthrough functionality happen in Windows Server 2008 R2. Now is the time to evaluate cross forest certificate enrollment in your test environment. If you have specific feedback on…

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New Windows Biometric Framework and Driver Model

Those of you who are interested in biometrics should look at the following documents: Introduction to the Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) New Windows Biometric Framework and Driver Model Windows 7 Beta WDK

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New whitepapers about Windows Server 2008 Certificate Services

This blog-entry has two purposes: 1) make you aware of the two new whitepapers that have been just released: Active Directory Certificate Services Upgrade and Migration Guide Configuring and Troubleshooting Certification Authority Clustering in Windows Server 2008 2) provide you a feedback channel. If you have comments about these two papers or any other PKI…

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