Implementing an Enterprise Root CA
Some organizations do not require the security enhancements of a multi-tier CA hierarchy. They simply need a CA to issue certificates for the computers, users, services, and network devices on their network. There is no need for redundancy or to provide a high-assurance trust model.
In these circumstances, a CA hierarchy consisting of a single CA can be deployed. An example of this is the CA hierarchy for Margie’s Travel shown previously in Figure 6-2.
It is always recommended to use Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition when installing an enterprise CA. Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition enables advanced ...