Enterprise PKI with Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory Certificate Services (Part 2 of 2)

[Part 1 for Steps 1 to 4] 5. Set certificate revocation policies Revocation is an important part of PKI to ensure the validity of certificates. There are two components to make the process work. A list, or more specifically Certified Revocation List (CRL), as the criteria to identify an invalid certificate needs to be published…


Enterprise PKI with Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory Certificate Services (Part 1 of 2)

PKI is heavily employed in cloud computing for encrypting data and securing transactions. While Windows Server 2012 R2 is developed as a building block for cloud solutions, there is an increasing demand for IT professionals to acquire proficiency on implementing PKI with Windows Server 2012 R2. This two-part blog post series is to help those…