Chapter 3. Configuring Certificate Services and PKI

Solutions in this chapter:

  • What Is PKI?
  • Analyzing Certificate Needs within the Organization
  • Working with Certificate Services
  • Working with Templates
  • Summary
  • Solutions Fast Track
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

Computer networks have evolved in recent years to allow an unprecedented sharing of information between individuals, corporations, and even national governments. The need to protect this information has also evolved, and network security has consequently be-come an essential concern of most system administrators. Even in smaller organizations, the basic goal of preventing unauthorized access while still allowing legitimate information to flow smoothly requires the use of more ...

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