Using EAP-TLS with Windows 2000 Server

What do you do if you want to use a Windows 2000 Server as your Authentication Server? Since PEAP isn't an option (at the time of this writing), you can use EAP-TLS. However, EAP-TLS requires server and client certificates. So, how do you get the certificate installed on the client? The answer is: Use a Web browser to download a certificate. To do this, you must first connect your PC (or laptop) directly to the network where you can see the IIS/CA machine. This probably means bypassing the wireless AP and plugging the machine directly into the network using a wired Ethernet connection. Then, point your Web browser to http://<<IP_ADDRESS>>/certsrv.

You will be prompted for a username/password and then you'll ...

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