Deploying the PKI
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
After your public key design has been validated and refined by lab testing and pilot programs, you can deploy the PKI in your production environment. A disciplined approach to deploying a PKI is absolutely essential in order to establish the security of the applications that you are enabling. Figure 16.21 shows the PKI deployment process.
Figure 16.21 Deploying the PKI
Advanced planning is critical to the success of your PKI. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you complete your PKI design before you deploy your PKI.