Appendix A. Creating a Domain Certificate Authority

The domain certificate authority should be separate from the XenDesktop servers and should be running on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP2 or Windows Server 2012 R2. In our example in Chapter 2, Installing XenDesktop®, we used the Active Directory domain controller running on Windows Server 2012 R2 in our lab.

The steps to create a domain certificate authority are as follows:

  1. Log in to your system, and from the Start menu, navigate to Administrative Tools | Server Manager as shown in the following screenshot:
    Creating a Domain Certificate Authority
  2. Navigate to Roles | Add Roles.
  3. Select Active Directory Certificate Services and click on Next, as ...

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